I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov

When I was a student and shortly after finishing my studies – so around 2005 and 2008 I would say – I read Isaac Asimov’s Foundation cycle and really had appreciated. The seven books, while written in various decades, constitute a Must-Read for scifi enthusiasts. Asimov is well known for another cycle of books, The…

The Expanse series

For the past month I have been reading a great sci fi trilogy, called The Expanse. Made up of Leviathan wakes, Caliban’s War and Abaddon’s Gate and spanning over 1,800 pages I have to say this is my favorite in a long time. The author is James S.A. Corey, the pen name for a collaboration…

Barsoom, by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Last year I went to see John Carter of Mars. It was a pleasant moment and movie. Given that the books are free on ebook format, I thought it would be a good idea to read them as they are known as classical science fiction. These books – the full series consists of  11 books…

2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson

Back to 2008 I read The Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson (aka KSR). These 2,800 pages transported me in a near future where Mankind is colonizing Mars. These books were by far my best and most memorable books of that year. Imagine my joy when I discovered that the author had written a new book,…