December 14, 2017

Review: A World Out of Time by Larry Niven.

A Hard Sci-Fi Classic!

This week, we want to take you forward in time via an often overlooked science fiction classic. In the modern era of cyber-punk and sword and sorcery that masquerades as Sci-Fi, author Larry Niven gives us tales that are still rooted in hard science. I like to think of writers of this ilk as counter-revolutionaries, or authors that meld todayís science with the sensibilities of a Clarke or an Asimov. Ringworld put him on the map, and other tales such as The Mote in Godís Eye or Footfall are like manna from heaven for those of us who like our science fiction with a splash of Saganís Cosmos. [Read more...]