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Before Time Began: Helmut Satz ** 20 October 2017 - An attempt to give more detail on the current most common cosmological theories falls over a little by over-simplifying.
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Cosmology for the Curious: Delia Perlov and Alex Vilenkin *** 17 October 2017 - Although strictly an introductory textbook, is approachable enough and gives enough context to work as a next-level popular science book on cosmology.
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Science(ish): Rick Edwards and Michael Brooks **** 14 October 2017 - Two of the 'Festival of the Spoken Nerd' team provide fun in exploring the science of the things around us.
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Austral: Paul McAuley **** 19 October 2017 - Interesting novel featuring a dash for freedom in a post-catastrophic climate change Antarctic with a GM central character.
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Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Philip K. Dick **** 14 October 2017 - A collection of stories written in the 1950s and recently televised, from the early period of the SF author whose stories were adapted for everything from Blade Runner to Man in the High Castle.
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The Naturalist: Andrew Mayne **** 7 October 2017 - More crime novel lab lit than conventional SF, but satisfying use of science in a page-turning thriller.
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