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Original Essays | August 18, 2014

Ian Leslie: IMG Empathic Curiosity

Today, we wonder anxiously if digital media is changing our brains. But if there's any time in history when our mental operations changed... Continue »
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Echo (Alex Benedict) by Jack Mcdevitt
Echo (Alex Benedict)

Wes2, January 2, 2012

I like the way McDevitt subtly reveals his "universe" existing thousands of years in our future. His characters, Alex and Chase in this series, feel real as do the situations he puts them in. He doesn't get bogged down in explaining his settings or his technology, just lets these be elements in the story.
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Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Wes2, January 2, 2012

Characterization, variety of cultures, and action with thought kept me enthralled.
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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Wes2, January 7, 2010

I can hardly bear to wait for the next sequel. 'Nuff said.
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