Retrospective: 2016

As has become my custom, I take a look back at the previous year, the good and the bad, the surprising and the obvious, and reflect on the year as a whole. Many would agree with me that 2016 was not...

Book Review: The Circle

We live in an age of escalating surveillance–one in which personal privacy is increasingly rare, and more and more of our lives are shared publicly on the Internet. So perhaps it’s no...

Book Review: Reamde

In Reamde, author Neil Stephenson weaves a complex and harrowing story, which spans the globe, and seemingly every walk of life. From the boardrooms of Corporate America, to computer hacker lairs, to...

Book Review: Mockingjay

The third and final novel in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay wraps up the story of Katniss Everdeen and her struggles against the Capitol and the corrupt government of Panem. Continuing the...

Book Review: Catching Fire

The second book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins continues the story first begun in The Hunger Games, in which Katniss Everdeen must fight for her life against 23 others...

Book Review: Triggers

The latest novel by veteran science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer, Triggers is a tale that pits science against emotion. Coming off his highly acclaimed WWW trilogy, Sawyer portrays a world of the...