Speculative and nonfiction book reviews.

Currently Reading: June 2023


An update on what I'm currently reading, planning to read, and planning to review.
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A Time of Changes by Robert Silverberg


Review and (pehaps overly critical) critique of 1972 Nebula Award Winner 'A Time of Changes' by Robert Silverberg.
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Are simplified language texts worth reading in language learning? - Western Philsophy in Simple Spanish by Olly Richards


Are the Topics that Matter simple Spanish readers by Olly Richards worth reading? A review of Western Philosophy in Simple Spanish.
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The Grand Chessboard of 1997; Or, The World According to America


Is the Grand Chessboard by Zbigniew Brzeziński still worth reading after more than 25 years? This review explores its continued relevance in 2023.
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Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky - Suprisingly political?


Review of Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky, a surprisingly political little fantasy novella.
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