Spin by Robert Charles Wilson
Reviewed by David Hannon
"Spin, a novel from often underappreciated science-fiction writer Robert Charles Wilson is the tale of three friends ? three friends who just happened to be staring up at the evening sky when the lights go out. What Tyler Dupree and his childhood comrades Jason and Diane Lawton witness is a dazzling blip in the atmosphere that in a split second changes the directions of their lives forever. Known worldwide as the Big Blackout the earth is instantly cut off from the cosmos and a strange black barrier, later know as the Spin, immediately encompasses its entirety, forever eclipsing the sun, moon, and stars...." Read the entire Powells.com review.