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I read widely and in most genres but romance and westerns. Here you'll find my reviews since 2007, with a few reviews of previously read books as well.


In 2012, I completed an "authors of the world" challenge, reading a book for every country (and a few other entities) by someone who'd lived there for at least two years. I expect to tag these books by challenge and country in the near future. I'm still refining my list by adding books that better meet my challenge criteria.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - F. Scott Fitzgerald Cute and a little stupid, though, I imagine, less so in its era. Man grows backward; is castigated; dies/is born. Science fiction has progressed significantly since Fitzgerald's era, though it's also the case that there was plenty of sophisticated contemporaneous science fiction. In this regard, Benjamin Button reminds me of The Road, another SF-y novel(la) by a non-SF writer that gets a lot of press because of the author's fame, not because it's particularly interesting science fiction.