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Human Strandings and the Role of the Xenobiologist

Clarkesworld March 2014Title: Human Strandings and the Role of the Xenobiologist
Author: Thoraiya Dyer
Genre: Science fiction, space

This is the part of my 100 Short Stories in 2014 challenge.

It has been some time since I updated. I have been reading a few novels and a lot of comics without updating. My energy seems to be poured into my work these days. But today I felt like listening to one of Clarkeworld’s stories. That always require that I am not too tired as their stories are always challenging. This one is no exception.

This review will have a few spoilers as it is impossible to talk about it without talking about at least the themes of the story.

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Reading: METAtropolis: Green Space

18680662Title: METAtropolis: Green Space
Author: Jay Lake
Series: METAtropolis
Published:  2013 by Audible Frontiers
Read:  October 28. to
Length:  14 hrs and 16 mins
Status: First reading
Genre: Science fiction, near future

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Ancillary Justice

17333324Title: Ancillary Justice
Author:  Ann Leckie
Published: October 1st 2013 by Orbit
Pages: 416 pages
Status: First reading, 26/10 – 29/10 2013
Genre: Science fiction

The book is about an A.I. hiding in a human body. She used to be a spaceship, but is no longer that. She tries to navigate a human world. It is an epic science fiction story of the same kind of cloth that Dune was cut from.

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