Nolite te bastardes carborundorum

Better never means better for everyone... It always means worse, for some. / Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. It was first published in 1985. It's a terrifying, truly dystopian book. The United States of America no longer exists. It has been replaced by [...]

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

  “Maybe there was once a human who looked like you, and somewhere along the line you killed him and took his place. And your superiors don’t know.” ― Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is a science fiction novel by  Philip K. Dick, first published in 1968. The novel takes [...]

How-To Travel Through Time

“Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life.” ― H.G. Wells, The Time Machine The Time Machine is a science fiction novel (or a long short-story?)  by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and it has become a classic. In the book, the narrator introduces us to inventor and scientist whom the reader [...]

How-To Be A Good Fireman

Fahrenheit 451: the temperature at which book paper catches fire and burns ― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451  I have wanted to review this book on my blog for quite some time but it meant that I would have to come back to it once more. Fahrenheit 451 causes very mixed feelings in me. I hate it [...]