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Author Topic: What Are You Reading??  (Read 152014 times)

Calach Pfeffer

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Re: What Are You Reading??
« Reply #1020 on: December 26, 2016, 04:21:56 AM »


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« Reply #1021 on: December 31, 2016, 07:00:37 AM »
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« Reply #1022 on: March 10, 2017, 06:19:17 AM »
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« Reply #1023 on: March 28, 2017, 09:41:52 AM »
Just finished "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen. It won the Pulitzer for fiction and a bunch of other awards. It is simply amazing. Probably the best novel I've read in years.
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Re: What Are You Reading??
« Reply #1024 on: March 29, 2017, 08:33:20 AM »
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« Reply #1025 on: March 30, 2017, 02:37:15 AM »
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Why? you ask. Because this midmorn is dreary and I am pondering weak and weary over books of teaching theory and there has come a tapping, tapping at my apartment wall....

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Re: What Are You Reading??
« Reply #1026 on: April 28, 2017, 07:47:16 AM »


Killer first chapter. Don't know how the rest will go....
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Re: What Are You Reading??
« Reply #1027 on: May 02, 2017, 12:04:25 PM »
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Re: What Are You Reading??
« Reply #1028 on: May 03, 2017, 02:48:26 AM »
Rereading Fred Saberhagen's original Berserker, the first collection of his Berserker short stories.

As AI's get close to reality, I thought it was a good chance to see what my new job as a goodlife would be like.
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« Reply #1029 on: May 03, 2017, 04:18:31 AM »
Rereading Fred Saberhagen's original Berserker, the first collection of his Berserker short stories.

As AI's get close to reality, I thought it was a good chance to see what my new job as a goodlife would be like.

Does it hold up, do you think?

I recall being much enamoured of the Saberhagen Berserkers, probably from reading that collection.
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Re: What Are You Reading??
« Reply #1030 on: May 04, 2017, 08:23:12 AM »
Those stories are about as old as I am. bgbgbgbgbg  I'm please to say that although they are a little grey around the edges, for the most part they hold up fairly well (just like me ababababab).  A lot of SciFi looks laughable after only a few years, so it's good to see stories in the 50+ year range which are still well worth reading or re-reading.

Happily, my Saberhagan books were carefully packed early in the great "box up my library" event, so are nearly all in the same plastic bin instead of being scattered.  Maybe I'll nibble my way through all the rest of the Berserker short stories and novels I have in order of publication.
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Re: What Are You Reading??
« Reply #1031 on: June 26, 2017, 10:53:06 AM »
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