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@cj Hey there, what sort of sci fi novels have you read recently?


@GodLivesUnderwater Hi! So far in 2018 the books I have read are (not all are sci fi):

- The Dispossessed (Le Guin)
- Catch 22 (Heller)
- Clockwork Orange (Burgess)
- Brave New World (Huxley)
- Stranger In A Strange Land (Heinlein)
- Three Body Problem (Cixin)

Currently reading The Dark Forest (Cixin), second in the trilogy.

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@GodLivesUnderwater I enjoyed it, which isn't surprising since I had a little more context of what to expect from Le Guin after reading Left Hand of Darkness (several years ago). I like seeing the cultures that are crafted and in particular I enjoyed seeing a glimpse of work that had obvious parallels to the communism vs capitalism politics of it's time without being Orwell-level blunt/bland/obvious. I really appreciate the exploration of different kinds of societies.

@cj Good to hear! I recently got it from my local book depot and I've been really looking foward to getting into it. And thats good to hear that its a bit more subtle politically because if I know anything about Ursula, its quite clear to see where she stands on communism vs capitalism :p

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