The Wild, by David Zindell

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Bantam Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? This is the second in the Requiem for Homo Sapiens trilogy, following The Broken God. Danlo Ringess has qualified as a space pilot and leaves the city of Neverness with many …

The Sweetheart Season, by Karen Joy Fowler

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Random House Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Richard R. Horton Have you read this book? Karen Joy Fowler’s first novel, Sarah Canary, is a marvel, an amazing, original novel about aliens, of all sorts, in the 1870’s American West. It is extraordinarily assured, the best …

Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Henry Holt and Company Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Louis Maistros Have you read this book? This book review has no business being here. It’s not current (came out in 1996) and is not horror in the traditional sense (though some of the content …

Night Lamp, by Jack Vance

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Have you read this book? Night Lamp is Science Fiction in Vance’s most familiar style, elegantly written, full of ironic bits, often downright funny, portraying at least three complex social structures based on …

Blue Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Have you read this book? One of the most impressive ongoing hard science fiction epics of recent years has been Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars trilogy. Red Mars won the Nebula award, Green Mars won …

Ribofunk, by Paul Di Filippo

Genre: Cyberpunk Publisher: Four Walls Eight Windows Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Jonathan M. Sullivan Have you read this book? Why not rate it? In this loosely interconnected collection of short stories, DiFillipo has created a world after my own heart, a transgenic world in which the advances …