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Piers Paul Read: The Villa Golitsyn

Piers Paul Read: The Villa Golitsyn

At the beginning the story seems to be a war crime investigation from the imperial period of the British history, when a British gentleman tries to find a secret in France. But it becomes a holiday-love story, where English guys…

John Scalzi: The Collapsing Empire

John Scalzi: The Collapsing Empire

After John Scalzi finished the Old Man’s War-series, he started another, brand new, huge space opera. The Collapsing Empire is about people in the space again, now without aliens, and it’s much more funny – actually a long, endless joking…

Joe R. Lansdale: Dead on the bones

Joe R. Lansdale: Dead on the bones

Fandom of pulp, tributes to other authors and enjoying to wear their skins – it had to be a joyful experiment to Joe R. Lansdale to write stories in other author’s universes. It’s joyful for the reader as well –…

Ryan Aldred: Rum luck

Ryan Aldred: Rum luck

Ben Cooper woke up in a jail in Costa Rica, unconsciously about the latest night, and it appears he bought a bar on the beach, and the previous owner was murdered. Sounds like a good base for a crime, a light story to read during…

Erik Kirschbaum: Rocking the wall

Erik Kirschbaum: Rocking the Wall

A concert that helped breaking down the Berlin Wall – a book with the full story of Bruce Springsteen’s show in East Berlin on 19 July 1988. In the introduction the author had doubts if it’s worth to write a…

Chris Anderson: Makers!

Chris Anderson: Makers

Chris Anderson’s previous books (Free and The long tail) were brilliant, partly because he discussed two clear and unequivocal topics. Both of them could be reduced to an analysis of the math function: 1/x – Free said that the bottom…