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Re: [OT] Suggested Sci-Fi

From: "Mark A. Siefert" <siefert@m...>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 19:35:07 -0500
Subject: Re: [OT] Suggested Sci-Fi wrote:
> G Baily lamented
> > *sigh*  I miss reading some good sf.  Anyone have any suggested
> > readings of new novels?
> I really enjoyed the "Uplift" Saga by David Brin.  Can't say how they
compare to
> Asimov or Niven, but I would recommend them.	  Basically two
> "Sundiver", "Startide Rising", "The Uplift War"
> and
> "Brightness Reef", "Infinity's Shores", "Heaven's Reach"

	Well, if you are interested in educated apes and cetaceans, give
Probability Broach by L. Neil Smith a try.  Currently, I'm in the middle
of his latest release (or rather re-release) "The Forge of the Elders."
	L. Neil's libertarian style of sci-fi is "polemic" to say the
However, they are quite humorous, filled with satire and action, and
have some far out technology.
Mark A. Siefert

	"Let joy be unconfined. Let there be dancing in the streets, 
	drinking in the saloons, and necking in the parlor."

				      --Groucho Marx (as Otis Driftwood)
					"A Night At the Opera"

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