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Saturdays in Books

Reviews of speculative fiction, YA, middle grade, and graphic novels, along with stray thoughts, links, and pictures.

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The SFWA European Hall of Fame: Sixteen Contemporary Masterpieces of Science Fiction from the Continent
Kathryn Morrow, James K. Morrow
The Fifth Head of Cerberus: Three Novellas - Gene Wolfe So, this used to be a rant about one of my friends losing my copy of this book and never replacing it. A little over six years later, I decided to get the fuck over it and buy myself another copy. Which was a good idea as if I hadn't, this wouldn't have happened:

Holy shit, I talked to Gene Wolfe and instead of hitting me with his cane, he signed my book

Maybe now I should try reviewing it?

Brilliant would be an understatement. Challenging is true but feels inaccurate. When I got to the end, I wanted to start it over again immediately. I'll need to read it several more times. And every time, I'll have to be careful about what I read directly after it because, by comparison, almost anything will suck.