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    Book Review: Duchamp Versus Einstein

    - by Buanzo

    What if a transcendent alien intelligence made Marcel Duchamp and Albert Einstein play chess together? This is the premise of the pleasingly-named Duchamp Versus Einstein, a new novelette co-written by Christopher Hinz and Etan Ilfeld. The latter is the director of the company that owns Angry Robot, the book’s publisher.

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    Diamonds in the Rough: Read Adventurous

    - by Buanzo

    Self-published books — how can you tell if you’ll enjoy one? These days, finding a good book to read can be tricky. Not because there aren’t enough books around; the science fiction, fantasy, and horror markets are absolutely saturated, so navigating through the flood to get to something you’ll enjoy can be difficult.

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    Book Review: Rosewater

    - by Buanzo

    Winner of the Clarke Award this year, Tade Thompson’s Rosewater is the first in the Wormwood trilogy. It tells the story of an alternative future with a transformed Nigeria playing host to an alien dome, right in the centre of the eponymous new city.

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    The Symbol for Eternity: A Discussion of Borges’ “The Aleph”

    - by Buanzo

    As a writer, Jose Luis Borges had the uncanny ability to succinctly illustrate the conflicting essence of human life with the universe at large.  Much of his works contain themes and situations that are inherently paradoxical in nature, usually stemming from the fact that we as a species, with our finite lives and limited senses are fundamentally ill provisioned at exploring the (near) infinite depths of our universe.

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    Review: Beyond Kidding

    - by Buanzo

    Beyond Kidding is heavily…

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    Book Review: Dragonslayer

    - by Buanzo

    Epic fantasy is an…

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    Book Review: Blood of An Exile

    - by Buanzo

    ‘Flawless’ Bershad is an exiled noble, banished for a heinous act: the massacre of Almiran rebels and their families. He is forced to become a dragon slayer and to wander the realm, facing these terrible and beautiful creatures in single combat until eventually one of them wins and he dies.