Daniel McCullough

Daniel McCullough

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Don't be intimidated by this military sci-fi classic--the book is heavy, but not heavy-handed. Overall, very enjoyable and can be knocked out in a long weekend.

The Forever War (Book) : Haldeman, Joe W. : The Earth's leaders have drawn a line in the interstellar sand, despite the fact that the fierce alien enemy they would oppose is inscrutable, unconquerable, and very far away.

I love the movie, but the novel is on a different level. I also heartily disagree with those who paint the movie as dumb, since it's right in line with Heinlein's vision of military reform, just in a different context (post-WWII vs. post-1990's).

Starship Troopers - Robert Heinlein The movie was terrible, but the book is amazing.

The innocuous beginning of book 1 still sends shivers down my spine. Now that the series has been concluded, do yourself a favor: take 2 months off of work and read all of them.

The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set I, Books The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn: Robert Jordan: recommended by some smart peeps I know.

Not my favorite Gibson novel (see Neuromancer), but even with a less-than-enthralling heroine, I find myself thinking about the novel a lot, especially considering the emphasis put on brands today. As usual, Gibson is prescient.

The author who coined the term cyberspace updates his take on the future--and the present: Pattern Recognition (Blue Ant,