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Please vote for ALL books you are interested in reading.

A CANTICLE FOR LEIBOWITZ by William Miller - (pub. 1959; 334pgs; science-fiction)
4 (9.8%)
BERLIN GAME by Len Deighton - (pub. 1983; 352pgs; thriller)
2 (4.9%)
COSMOPOLIS by Don DeLillo - (pub. 2003; 209pgs; literary fiction)
5 (12.2%)
EAST OF EDEN by John Steinbeck - (pub. 1952; 601pgs; historical fiction)
2 (4.9%)
MIDDLEMARCH by George Eliot - (pub. 1872; 904pgs; literary fiction)
2 (4.9%)
NAKED LUNCH by William S. Burroughs - (pub. 2004; 289pgs; literary fiction)
5 (12.2%)
OLD MAN'S WAR by John Scalzi - (pub. 2005; 314 pgs; science fiction)
2 (4.9%)
SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD by Orson Scott Card - (pub. 1994; 382 pgs; science fiction)
5 (12.2%)
STAY: A HISTORY OF SUICIDE AND THE PHILOSOPHIES AGAINST IT by Jennifer Michael Hecht - (pub. 2013; 280 pgs; non-fiction)
1 (2.4%)
STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND by Robert A. Heinlein - (pub. 1961; 528pgs; science fiction)
8 (19.5%)
THE EMBEDDING by Ian Watson - (pub. 1989; 196pgs; science fiction)
1 (2.4%)
WE by Yevgeny Zamyatin - (pub. 1924; 226 pgs; science fiction)
4 (9.8%)

Total Members Voted: 11

Author Topic: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein  (Read 5779 times)

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
« Reply #100 on: November 29, 2014, 10:11:00 PM »
Was anyone else constantly thinking of Mike as a sort of Dr. Manhattan from Watchmen? I couldn't get it out of my head. There seemed to be a fair amount of overlap in their evolutions.

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
« Reply #101 on: November 29, 2014, 10:51:29 PM »
I was just remembering that when I was introduced to the Ziggy Stardust album, that the general context of the album reminded me a lot of Stranger in a Strange Land. 
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