science fiction

Book Review: The Sparrow

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell The first few chapters of The Sparrow  were confusing and in turn, boring because I couldn’t figure out what was going on. I would have put another book down, but my husband and several friends  had read this book and  liked it, so I stuck with it. The Sparrow takes the reader on several journeys; a journey to the future and a journey to

Remembering Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke died yesterday at the age of 90.   “Sometimes I’m asked how I would  liked to be remembered,” he had said in a recent interview. “I have had a diverse career as a writer, underwater explorer and space promoter. Of all these things I would like to be remembered as a writer.” At his 90th birthday party, held this past December, Clarke had three wishes: for Sri