Retrospective: 2015

As 2015 ends, I take my yearly look back, at what has happened, not happened, and try to determine how happy I am with the previous year. 2015 has been quite a year, with mostly some very significant...

Book Review: Illegal Alien

Originally published in 1997, Robert J. Sawyer‘s novel Illegal Alien tells the tale of Earth’s first contact with an alien species. Inspired (at least in part) by the O.J. Simpson trial...

Book Review: Embassytown

China Mieville, author of The City & The City (winner of the 2010 Hugo Award), returns with Embassytown, a novel of a staggering culture who’s incapable of speaking lies. Mieville continues...