Waste Tide 

Waste Tide // Deus Ex Series 

Covid ancillary 

Waste Tide no spoilers 

Prepping questions // Parable od Sower 

I'm reading two books in parallel one is "Parable of Sower" by Octavia E. Butler the other is "Fall" by Neal Stephenson.

I can't shake the feeling that they are telling story of the same* Armageddon, but one from the perspective of 1% of tech bros (tech persons?) other one from the perspective of 99%.

In the Fall they even ride through "Ameristan" rural, "crazy", part of the USA.

* obviously causes od the armagedon are different somewhat but its still similar enough.

Parable of the Sower first chapter or two 

I'm finishing "The Killing Moon" by N. K. Jemisin. So far I like it, not as much as "The Broke Earth Trilogy" but still good.

I read second book of Ann Leckie in Raadch series, and listened to third one. Now listening to Provenance (which is set in the same universe apparently).

I will do some (increasingly spoiling) remarks in thread from this post.

Ann Leckie Ancillary Justice Spolilers // Raven Tower Spoilers 

Ann Leckie Ancillary Justice 

If I were to contrast Chineese fiction with "eastern block one from late communistic era" I'd say that, eastern block focuses much less on labour issues. Societes described there could be poor, but biggest problems were that there were lied to by the rulers. If there were any wealth disparities, the wealthy were always ruling class, and they were wealthy only due to their political power.

As far as I'm into Invisible Planets, the labor and broader economic issues are present.

I'm reading for . An anthology of Chinee science-fiction translated by Ken Liu.

It really reminds me of Polish sf of late communism, in both cases sf was best avenue left to criticise current world and kinda sorta automatically focused on this topic.

Stories I read really remind me of eg. Zajdel (cult sf Polish writer that often commented on living in, kinda sorta, totalitarian state using pretense of telling story about future).

Stranger in Olondria Polish politics 

Have been re-reading Becky Chambers books, which were released in recently, and I bought the translations.

Very good fluffy science fiction (definetly not hard-SF).

I found them via 🙂 which I recommend.

Spinning Silver Spoilers (up to 90%) 

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Spinning Silver Spoilers (up to 90%) 

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Spinning Silver Spoilers (up to 90%) 

I'm rereading "The memory of the Empire" and here are some random thoughts: 

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I'm rereading "The memory of the Empire" and here are some random thoughts: 

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