Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero. Also re-reading The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett.
Soon We Will Not Cry: The Liberation of Ruby Doris Smith Robinson by Cynthia Griggs Fleming.
@tsunamidaily, “Bird by Bird” is one of the greatest books on writing ever. Hope you have a speedy recovery!
I started reading Sherlock Holmes, I finished the first one A Study In Scarlet a few days ago. It was pretty cool.
The Struggle Within by Dan Berger.
The Obeahman's Dagger, by Neil Daniel.
"What We Cannot Know" by Marcus du Sautoy. So far it's discussed chaos theory, the probabilistic nature of quantum mechanics and, amongst other things. there's black hole boundaries and consciousness still to come. Needless to say, it's a pretty thought provoking book.
The Method of Freedom: An Errico Malatesta Reader.
Crash by J.G. Ballard
Art-Horror and the Horrific Avant-Garde by Joan Hawkins.
Hey @Trendall, I highly recommend seeing Cronenberg's film version of "Crash" when you're finished with the book.
"Finch" by Jeff Vandermeer. Deeply, DEEPLY, mess-with-your-head weirdness. Delicious.
Hey, @headfirstonly, you might enjoy "Accelerando" by Charles Stross if you like SF that messes with your head. I finished it a few days ago and am still trying to process all the weirdness.
@Fuzzy oooo, will do
Camille Paglia Free Women, Free Men
@Fuzzy It's a favourite of mine - one of the few novels in SF that I feel manages to convey just what the Singularity would be like to live through. Charlie's "Laundry" novels are also huge fun - think Len Deighton meets H. P. Lovecraft...
For another take on the Singularity, Rudy Rucker's Postsingular is available online (for free under a Creative Commons license) here: http://www.rudyrucker.com/postsingular/cc_downloads/
I just finished listening to the audio version of Ready Player One. It was like taking a trip back to my young adulthood. My daughter told me the movie is nothing like the book but I may see it anyway just to enjoy the 80's one more time.
I read Starship Troopers by Heinlein last Thursday. I liked it more than I thought I would. Actually, I liked it a lot. I ordered a couple more of his books yesterday.
I'd also highly recommend his book "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress."
ive been reading heinlein's uncut restored version of stranger in a strange land. its way too long for what it is, but it still has a lot of worthwhile things to say about terrestial hypocrisy, paranoia, and fake news. cant say muh, however for heinleins 1948 book, take bak your government, which is about nothing except how to become active in local politics. i was hoping for something more radical.
I did read everything Heinlein ever wrote, I think, when I was younger. Right now I'm reading nothing because 50/90 takes up my spare time.
I just ordered Stranger In A Strange Land, although I doubt it's the uncut version. *shrug*
Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa
@tcelliott I loved Stranger in a Strange Land, and also Time Enough for Love. Good reads!
Coal Black Mornings by Brett Anderson