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I decided to keep a record of books I’ve read, starting in 2019. My hope is it cements some of the learning/themes by writing it up post-reading.

Elysium Fire

fiction

Alastair Reynolds

Dedidcated adaptation/book based on background of Tom Dreyfus in Revelation Space. Feels like it's the pre-cursor to the Glitter Band becoming the Rust Band, but....

Factfulness

non-fiction

Hans Rosling

* Macro events of which you have vague knowledge are rarely as bad as you think
* Dividing people, themes or concepts into binary (2) groups is rarely appropriate. There probably isn't a gap, you just don't have appropriate perspective

Murderbot Series

fiction

Martha Wells

Entertaining bite sized first person diary.

Revenger and Shadow Captain

fiction

Alastair Reynolds

Hoovering up everything else that Alastair Reynolds has written that I haven't read. Pirate scifi. Protracted character development/dialogue in places but compelling steampunk-esque ideas

The Island

fiction

Peter Watts

Set in the Sunflower cycle series, this is a sequel to The Freeze-Frame Revolution, despited being written 9 years prior. Epic.

The Rifter Series

fiction

Peter Watts

Reviving the Peter Watts back catalogue. First 2 books done in March (Starfish and Maelstrom). Typically great from PW even though it's mostly underwater.

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