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The_Book_Ninja
Tik-Tok | John Sladak, John Sladek
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In psycho robot Tik-Tok‘s world,Asimov is an author who‘s laws of robotics influenced asimov circuitry that keeps robots law-abiding.Tik-Tok‘s asimov is broke & his adventures are a decent into madness with Bateman-esque internal monologues. Along the way the book satirises institutions such as the art world, religion & the military.The only bit that jarred was the analogy of antebellum South slavery with robot servants as being something humorous

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Sha0102
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DrexEdit
The Big Book of Science Fiction | Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer
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My #BookSpin for May was a story from The Big Book of Science Fiction. If the spinning wheel of book fate keeps this up I'll have this 1160-page book finished in no time! ha! This month's story was Mechanopolis from 1913 by Miguel de Unamuno; translated from Spanish. It's a very short story. A man travels to a world where there are no humans, just machines. ⬇

@TheAromaofBooks

DrexEdit Cut off from all human contact, he loses his sanity. When he finally escapes back to earth he resumes his life devoid of all de-humanizing machines. Yeah, the author's point of view is crystal clear. 3 ⭐

I shall pick my #DoubleSpin short story from this book of Latin American stories I just happen to have checked out from the library. Can't imagine I won't find a good story to read here!
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TracyReadsBooks
Red Mars | Kim Stanley Robinson
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Sunday #Bookmail

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TieDyeDude
Dune | Frank Herbert
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I read Dune in 2009. I was taking the train every morning to Philly for work. I have never not read, and there were some good reads while I was in AmeriCorps, but Dune really got me back into reading for fun after college. I remember reading while walking through the train terminals and down Market Street because I didn't want to put it down. I'm about an hour into the new Dune movie, and it's bringing back a lot of memories of the book!

vivastory This was definitely one of my favorite movies of last year! 12h
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The_Book_Ninja
Tik-Tok | John Sladak, John Sladek
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Nice when you read vintage SciFi and the author foresees something that has since manifested. Although it‘s not a technological prediction, this from 1986 turns out to be quite prophetic. I‘ve got a lot of old SciFi in my TBR but Sladek‘s prognostication will take some trumping.

Bookwomble ? "Some trumping" - I see what you did there! I really enjoyed Tik Tok, too, for similar reasons to your own. I've had Roderick at Random on my tbr for a long time, which I should get around to some day. That image is highly disturbing, btw ?? 11h
The_Book_Ninja When I logged Tik-Tok as a current read I saw you read it a few years ago. I said to my daughter, I hope Wombie isn‘t going to think I‘m stalking him!😂 51m
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Andrew65
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Started listening to the first book in the Star WarsThrawn Trilogy.

#MarvellousMay

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Twainy
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Expeditionary Force
BOOK 13
FALLOUT
BY Craig Alanson

I love this audiobook series!

RC Bray is hilarious

SKIPPY!

Crazy wacky space opera. I‘m hoping this has bounced me out of my continuing reading slump. These books make me laugh.

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