Sunday Status Update: May 7, 2023

Marion: I’ve been re-reading both Greg van Eekhout and Daryl Gregory; The CALIFORNIA BONES series, and Afterparty, which I think would make a great streaming series. Now I’m finally settling in with Simon Singh’s 1999 book The Code Book, which dumbs down a lot of fascinating mathematical information enough that even I can understand it.

Bill:   Amidst a lot of final papers/portfolios, since our last update I’ve read

  • The Possibility of Life by Jaime Green: a fantastic look at the idea of life beyond Earth
  • The Ferryman by Justin Cronin: a well-written sort-of-dystopia
  • Deadly Memory by David Walton: a techno-thriller with great dinosaur characters
  • The Way Home by Peter Beagle: a lovely duology from one of our best fantasists
  • Odin by George O’Connor: as with his OLYMPIANS series,

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