The Calcutta Chromosome: A Novel of Fevers, Delirium & Discovery by Amitav Ghosh

I wasn’t sure if The Calcutta Chromosome was science fiction, until I read that it won the Arthur C. Clarke award. It is a fictionalized account of Sir Ronald Ross’s breakthrough in the research regarding the cause and cure of malaria. Summary: The novel opens in the future and we are introduced to Antar (and Ava,Continue reading “The Calcutta Chromosome: A Novel of Fevers, Delirium & Discovery by Amitav Ghosh”

The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

I never thought I’d call a science fiction book… beautiful. But that was just me being judgmental, because this collection was really just beautiful. I can’t think of any other word to describe it. Actually I can, it was very original, every story was unique and every story was more than just ‘robots and spaceContinue reading “The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury”