Week 11 and The Demolished Man

I have survived another week, and read another Alfred Bester novel. This week I wrote about a duel fought with time guns... yeah, probably just as dumb as it sounds. I also read The Demolished Man, by Alfred Bester. It's the story of a murder committed in a world full of telepaths--a world that hasn't …

Steelheart

Just finished reading Brandon Sanderson's new book, Steelheart. I bought it without realizing it was a YA book, but enjoyed it nonetheless. It takes place in a near future where people all around the work begin getting superpowers. Except, they don't become heroes, they take over the world. Our protagonist joins a group of rebels …

Books

I was just making a list of the books I've read this year, and have realized that it is shamefully small. I have read eight books this year. Eight! My new years resolution was the ambitious goal of reading a book per week. Well. We see how that turned out. Anyway I've posted the list …

The Adjacent, by Christopher Priest

Yes, it's another Priest book. I can't seem to stop reading them. This one features a desolate future plagued by terrorism and war. Our protagonist, Tarent, is a photographer who's wife is killed by a new kind of weapon that obliterates anything within the area of an equilateral triangle shaped explosion.¬†Upon returning home to London …

The several books I own: Hitchhiker’s Guide

  Hitchhiker's Guide, and the rest of the 'trilogy', probably had the biggest, earliest influence on my writing style than any other books. They were also what inspired me to write in the first place. I read them when I was 14 or 15, and afterward began trying to emulate his style with my own …