Category Archives: Apocalyptic

If You Read One Thing Today, Make It This Canticle For Leibowitz Essay

http://io9.com/if-you-read-one-thing-today-make-it-this-canticle-for-1649946606 Canticle is one of my favorite SF novels. See my review from March 2013. If you want to skip the I09 recap of the New Yorker essay and just get right to it, follow this link: “A Science Fiction … Continue reading

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The 10 Types of Fictional Apocalypses (And What They Mean)

http://io9.com/10-types-of-fictional-apocalypses-and-what-they-mean-1643403076 Anything but zombies please! Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Book Review: Left Behind by LaHaye and Jenkins (3 Stars)

Left Behind by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins 3 out of 5 stars Read in August 2009 I reminded myself quite frequently while reading Left Behind that is was fiction. Christian fiction. Fear-driven apocalyptic (aka end times) Christian fiction. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alas, Babylon by Frank (4 stars)

Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank 4 out of 5 stars Read in March 2009 It’s 1959. It’s the height of the Cold War. The threat of thermonuclear war hangs in the air like an impending thunderstorm. Randy Bragg is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Canticle for Leibowitz by Miller (4 stars)

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr. 4 out of 5 stars Read in May 2010 Excellent weekend spent pondering man, God, science, religion, death, life, despair and hope. Miller’s award-winning novel stands the test of time (over … Continue reading

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