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Monthly Archives: April 2008

SFBRP #015 – Vernor Vinge – The Peace War

Luke reviews this novel from 1984 and thinks about bobbling himself up, only to come back in future times when he can read all of Vernor Vinge’s books and not have to wait so long for the new ones. For more info see the SFBRP Wiki Buy the book on amazon.com (full disclosure, the book […]

SFBRP #014 – Robert A. Heinlein and Spider Robinson – Variable Star

This is first listener submitted book for Luke to review. Variable Star is a novel 51 years in the making. Question: if Heinlein was on a spaceship heading out at 97% of the speed of light for 17 years, and Spider Robinson stayed on Earth to pursue his own writing career, would it have been […]

SFBRP #013 – Charles Stross – Singularity Sky

Singularity Sky is book in a new genre that Luke would like to call “Technobabble Opera”. Charles Stross has loads of great ideas, but do good ideas make a good book? More info on the SFBRP Wiki Buy the book on amazon.com (full disclosure, the book costs no more if you use that link to […]