Review: “Devolution” by Max Brooks

Review: “Devolution” by Max Brooks

Did you know that Mel Brooks’ son is responsible for some of the most foundational zombie books of the 21st century? Max Brooks’ The Zombie Survival Guide debuted in 2003 and ascended the charts until it attained international bestseller status, becoming a fixture on...
Review: “Agency” by William Gibson

Review: “Agency” by William Gibson

William Gibson burst onto the sci-fi scene in 1984 with his groundbreaking paperback original Neuromancer, which provided the foundation for a whole new genre called cyberpunk (and which was influenced heavily by Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner). Gibson even coined the...
Review: “Providence” by Max Barry

Review: “Providence” by Max Barry

I became aware of Australian writer Max Barry (at that time, spelled Maxx Barry) when he debuted with his first novel Syrup, which concerns a marketing graduate who comes up with a scintillating new idea for Coca-Cola but is beset by backstabbing challenges. It’s an...