Monthly Archives: March 2018

Annihilate your brain

Annihilation, by Jeff VanderMeer Annihilation is a very weird book, but it doesn’t start out that way. It starts out just everyday-weird, like a kind of scifi mystery leading you to mildly wonder what could be causing the unusual things … Continue reading

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Homo Deus: A way too long history of tomorrow

Homo Deus, by Yuval Noah Harari In keeping with the argumentation style of this book, let’s jump straight to the conclusion. Rating: Skip it. I can only presume that Harari bases Homo Deus on a solid foundation of clearly articulated … Continue reading

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Middlemarch, the Anytown of the 1830’s

Middlemarch, by George Eliot I don’t want to review this book per se. There is a LOT to say, but I’m not really qualified, and there are George Eliot scholars out there who can do a much better job. In … Continue reading

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What in the name of bloody hell just Happened???

What Happened is Hillary Rodham Clinton’s account of the 2016 Presidential campaign and the events leading up to her shocking election-day loss to a complete idiot. Personally, I believe what happened was the result of a 40 year campaign of … Continue reading

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