Let me start by saying that this series of books has been a huge inspiration for me, especially to start new things and to always look for more scifi adventures to immerse myself in. Reading the first three books will always be a great memory to have while attending my first years of university, the […]
Want to know the answer to the Great Question? Read this classic and prepare for an outrageous story with colossal scale and a truly funny adventure by the disheveled Arthur Dent. First on Earth trying to prevent the destruction of his house for the continuation of a highway, then inexplicably the Earth is destroyed to […]
I know this blog should be used for letting my thoughts be heard and I will start to do that more often than just sharing interesting articles I found online. I will work more on writing about biological topics more in depth, but I have been working real hard at my real job. I will […]
https://theconversation.com/science-fiction-builds-mental-resiliency-in-young-readers-135513 A very nice little article in reading by Ester Jones from The Conversation. But the critical thinking and agile habits of mind prompted by this type of literature may actually produce resilience and creativity that everyday life and reality typically do not.
The Dune saga is essential for any science fiction reader, and if you loved the first book then the next two books are definitely worth the effort to read. I would personally say that Children of Dune is the best out of the first three books. Herbert’s world building and prolific imagery is arguably the […]
I was reading, when in one of the chapter’s forwards, I stumbled upon this magnificent excerpt. It is a letter to the most powerful corporation in the Known Universe of the Dune Saga. What you of the CHOAM directorate seem unable to understand is that you seldom find real loyalties in commerce. When did you […]
His ordinary awareness persisted in the singular flow of now, reflecting a universe of uncertainties. Children of Dune -F Frank Herbet A beautiful sentence I read.
I have been reading Children of Dune by Frank Herbert, and the philosophical tones of this book are much more pronounced, in my opinion, with this book than the first two Dune books. A quote in one of the forwards of a chapter is a prime example of some of the most thought provoking things […]
https://bookriot.com/2018/11/14/must-read-microhistory-books/ History books I will get soon.
My endeavors in reading this book by the magnificent Susan Bauer never ceased to amaze me and enthrall me with it’s incredible history condensed into easy to read chapters. While it did take me 3-4 months of sporadic reading to finally finish this 700 page monster, from the very beginning I knew I was in […]