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Book review editor, digital storyteller, inveterate scribbler of words, pictures and postcards.

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Furious Cool
David Henry, Joe Henry
The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living
Wendy Tremayne

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: A Novel

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe - Charles Yu With Mobius strip, time-travel narrative and pop-scifi references, Charles Yu's debut novel is very funny and engaging, but what stuck with me was how he used these to talk about life. My favorite line:

"At some point in your life, this statement will be true: Tomorrow you will lose everything forever." [full review]