This page lists links to reviews or posts about numerous nonfiction books, recent SF books, and films, not incorporated into the three biblography pages.


Adler & Van Doren, How to Read a Book
Angier, Natalie, The Canon
Asimov, Isaac, The Roving Mind
Barker, Dan, Life Driven Purpose
Boghossian, Peter, A Manual for Creating Atheists
Christina, Greta, Why Are You Atheists So Angry?
Junger, Sebastian, Tribe
Kalanithi, Paul, When Breath Becomes Air
Kinsley, Michael, Old Age
Lee, Adam, Daylight Atheism
Lightman, Alan, The Accidental Universe
Lindsay, James A., Everybody is Wrong About God
Loftus, John, The Outsider Test for Faith
Mooney, Chris, The Republican Brain
Pratchett, Stewart, & Cohen, The Science of Discworld
Rovelli, Carlo, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Sacks, Oliver, Gratitude
Silverman, David, Fighting God
Thorne, Kip, The Science of Interstellar
Zuckerman, Phil, Living the Secular Life

Beukes, Lauren, The Shining Girls
Doctorow, Cory, Homeland
Haddon, Mark The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night Time (also about play)
King, Stephen, Revival
Liu, Cixin, The Three-Body Problem
McDevitt & Resnick, The Cassandra Project
Morrow, James, The Madonna and the Starship
Reynolds, Alastair, Slow Bullets
Robinson, Kim Stanley, Aurora; follow-up
Roth, Philip, Indignation
Steele, Allen, Arkwright
Weir, Andy, The Martian
Wilson, Robert Charles, The Affinities

Individual story notes

Gene Wolfe: Winter Comes to Water As Well As Land
Gene Wolfe: The Fifth Head of Cerberus

films & tv

12 Years a Slave
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Dallas Buyers Club
The Danish Girl
The Imitation Game
Inherit the Wind
It’s a Wonderful Life
Jonny Quest
Magic in the Moonlight
The Revenant