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Ports of Call

A kind of odd little capsule review of Ports of Call by the recently departed Jack Vance. Continue reading

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Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Hard Science

Rather than properly enjoying the first snows of spring, I’ve been spending too much time reading Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, and so far it’s a good thing. The first major divergence from J.K. Rowling’s original work is that … Continue reading

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Courtship Rite

Courtship Rite, by Donald Kingsbury, is one of those science fiction stories that makes you think long after you finish the story. Like the other Donald Kingsbury book I’ve read, Psychohistorical Crisis, this one was difficult initially to get into, but … Continue reading

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