Monthly Archives: August 2015

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

I have read a few books by Jon Ronson and I always find them fascinating. I do wonder how he comes up with this stuff. And how does he know what will sell? OK, we have all wondered if we … Continue reading

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Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel

This is a post-apocalyptic novel without zombies. We begin in the normal world (well, sort of, Canada) and then everyone gets a terrible strain of flu except a lucky few who manage to hide away. The book flashes forward and … Continue reading

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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

This is sci-fi novel set in a dystopian future. It might be a young adult novel, since the characters are mostly high school to college age, but there are so many references to 80s popular culture that us older folk … Continue reading

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