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Rewilding: Paul Jepson and Cain Blythe **** 1 August 2020 - A powerful and interesting introduction to the need for and nature of rewilding, sometimes in the face of environmental resistance. Can be a little over-academic, but remains effective.
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Is Einstein Still Right? - Clifford Will and Nicolas Yunes *** 24 July 2020 - Provides significantly more depth on the some of the experiments testing the general theory of relativity than usual, but lacks a sense of narrative and doesn't always explain concepts well.
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The Science of Sci-Fi Music - Andrew May **** 17 July 2020 - A niche interest, but if like me you are into science fiction, science and twentieth century serious music it's a must-read, covering everything from the use of music in science fiction films to the influence of science on music which gave it a 'sci-fi' feel.
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10,000 Light Years from Home: James Tiptree Junior *****7 August 2020 - A fantastic collection of classic science fiction short stories from humorous 50s romps to dark 60s and 70s dystopias. Great introduction to Penguin's new series.
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Auxiliary: London 2039: Jon Richter *** 5 August 2020 - A dark murder mystery set in a dystopian future London really gets interesting as the role of AI and technology is questioned, but let down somewhat by a rushed ending.
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Grubane: Karl Drinkwater **** 26 July 2020 - Once again Karl Drinkwater proves the effectiveness of an ebook novella to fill in some backstory and work as an effective narrative in its own right.
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