These are not reviews — more like reading notes. Title: Gods Behaving Badly Author: Marie Phillips Published: 2007 When I heard of this book, featuring the gods of ancient Greece living in modern day London, I knew I had to read it, mainly because Persephone has a key role. Promising premise. Alas, I just wasn’t […]

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Title: The Yiddish Policemen’s Union Author: Michael Chabon Published: 2007 Here’s a rare book that I’ve enjoyed (so far) but probably won’t finish. Today, my book club is discussing the book. I’m missing the meeting because I’m staying home to take care of the girl while Xy is at work (a professional development day). And […]

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Title: The Uplift War Author: David Brin Published: 1987 I would never recommend The Uplift War to my friends who are skeptical about science fiction. It has too many conventions peculiar to the genre. There are aliens of many races, psychic powers, galactic empires, robots, ray guns and spaceships that travel faster than light. It’s […]

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