Tag Archive: John Scalzi

Oct 16 2015

The End of All Things by John Scalzi

In the two most recent books set in his Old Man’s War universe, The Human Division and now The End of All Things, John Scalzi has been busy shaking up the structures that he set up in the earlier books. Briefly, the galaxy is full of starfaring civilizations, most of them relentlessly hostile to each …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thefrumiousconsortium.net/2015/10/16/the-end-of-all-things-by-john-scalzi/

Jun 28 2015

Lock In by John Scalzi

A long time ago, John Grisham came to the bookstore where I was working to sign copies of his second book from a major publisher, The Pelican Brief. His first, The Firm, had been an enormous hit, and there was every indication that the second would sell in mass quantities as well. No movies had …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thefrumiousconsortium.net/2015/06/28/lock-in-by-john-scalzi-2/

Mar 03 2015

The Mallet of Loving Correction by John Scalzi

I find it impossible not to like John Scalzi’s public persona. He’s clever, thoughtful, straightforward, and sometimes delightfully wacky. I read Whatever, his blog, regularly, and have for years. I also liked the first collection of writings from it, Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded. Nevertheless, even though I breezed happily through the new collection, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thefrumiousconsortium.net/2015/03/03/the-mallet-of-loving-correction-by-john-scalzi/

Sep 14 2014

Lock In by John Scalzi

“Lock In,” while still well within the realm of Science Fiction, struck me as being a little bit off the beaten path for John Scalzi. In addition to the SF elements there was also some direct discussion of physical disability and how society deals with it, and a refreshing dollop of police procedural to make …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thefrumiousconsortium.net/2014/09/14/lock-in-by-john-scalzi/