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Madaddam, by Margaret Atwood (2013)

I admit to feeling a certain trepidation when Atwood announced, shortly after the publication of Oryx and Crake, that this was her first series and that she ...

Homeland, by Cory Doctorow (2013)

I read this book days before NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden went public with thousands of documents showing the extent to which the US security apparatus s...

Building Stories, by Chris Ware (2012)

This is the sort of book that really stands out on your bookshelf, although friends who peruse your shelves might well mistake it for a boardgame. Even the w...