Science Fiction

Science fiction is a broad genre of fiction that often involves speculations based on current or future science or technology and is largely based on writing entertainingly and rationally about alternate possibilities in settings that are contrary to known reality.

Station Eleven

Station Eleven

Station Eleven is another novel in the long pantheon of post-apocalyptic novels. Granted this one is written in a much brighter and multi-colored way…

Ubik

Ubik

Philip K. Dick is whacked. The guy has one mind fuck idea after another–and fortunately for us, he writes them down. Sure, they’re all…

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly

My mind hurts a little bit after reading this book. I suppose that’s Philip K. Dick’s intention when he writes these bizarre mind-bending tales….

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go

There’s something very something about Ishiguro’s writing. And, no, that isn’t a typo. It’s just me being indecisive about the evocative powers of his…

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

This guy is so talented it’s ridiculous. He’s like Philip K. Dick without the mental problems–or if he has them, he masks them well…

The Circle

The Circle

I realize now that I really don’t like these types of book. Call them near-term sci-fi or societal dystopic fantasy or a pretentious author…

Blindness

Blindness

I must admit that I first became aware of this book because of the movie whose commercials reminded me of Children of Men. Granted,…

11/22/63

11/22/63

It’s been, I don’t know, about 400 years since I last read a Stephen King book. Granted, there was a large chunk of my…