Book review: The Dog Stars

This book checks all the boxes for post-apocalypse survival stories:  sadness, horror at what the human race has become, remembering what you had before it all went to hell and realizing it was heaven, just enough mystery about what caused the end of civilization, personal choices in devastating moments.  Where The Dog Stars is very, … Continue reading Book review: The Dog Stars


Book review: The Carpet Makers

How many things in our lives seem so very important -- but when examined have no real basis, no meaningful foundation beyond the fact that someone decided it should be important? How many things are we perpetuating in our societies just because they've always been done? Andreas Eschbach investigates these concepts in The Carpet Makers, … Continue reading Book review: The Carpet Makers