Project Hail Mary

Project Hail Mary is a new novel by Andy Weir, author of The Martian. It’s in keeping with his novels of problem solving and thought exercises. In it he’s created a cataclysmic disaster that may be the end of humans or their salvation depending on whether we can learn to control an out of control […]

All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries

Our main character is charming bot who would rather watch soap operas than engage with his human companions. The story is action packed and entertaining. I’m looking forward to more installations. What I didn’t like (and neither did half of the internet) was the pricing model for a set of novellas. Still I liked it […]


I think Christopher Moore started out to write a hard-boiled detective novel set in the late forties, but he’s Christopher Moore. And the end result is delightful, funny, full of creative turns of phrase and the weirdest blend of pop culture references and murder mysteries that I’ve ever come across. From the Roswell UFOs to […]