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Mycroft and Sherlock

By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse The first thing to know about this book is that it’s written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the 19-time NBA basketball all-star. He has demonstrated, at least to my satisfaction, his skill set has grown far […]

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Delta-V

Author: Daniel Suarez Daniel Suarez is my favorite modern sci-fi author. I try to stay current on the cutting edge of science and technology. Without fail, Suarez has always been a few steps ahead. Reading his books feels like he’s […]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini About half-way through this one, I had to search the internet to confirm that it is indeed a work of fiction. When that was confirmed, I had a sigh of relief. Much of the book is incredibly […]

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Solaris

Author: Stanislaw Lem This book is considered one of the classics of science fiction. No doubt about it, it’s a great book. That being said, I’m starting to believe I’m tainted in the sci-fi novel category. Because of all the […]

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Artemis

Andy Weir, author of The Martian, wrote another book set in space (or more accurately, the moon). It’s not as great as the Martian, but still a neat story with a bunch of science woven in. (View on Amazon)

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Foundation

Isaac Asimov’s famed work of science fiction has been cited by some of today’s most well-known technologists as inspiration for their life paths. I just had to read it to learn what all the hype was about. I found the […]

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Change Agent

Daniel Suarez comes back with more after his excellent sci-fi books Daemon and Freedom. Change Agent is the story of a future where CRISPR (the REAL new tool that enables DNA edits) has developed to the point where scientists can […]

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The Martian

It’s as if this book was made for the audiobook format. Because it’s mostly written as a diary, it really fits. And the narrator kicks ass at his role! (View on Amazon)

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Atlas Shrugged

Regardless of your view of Ayn Rand’s politics, it’s hard not to enjoy this book. It’s a really amazing story that tugs at a variety of human emotions. And if you also believe in some or all of her philosophy, […]