Non-Fiction

Reviews of books in this genre:

Das Reboot by

Reading the synopsis, what I was expecting was a chronological run-through of the steps that led to the Germans winning the World Cup in 2014. The steps are probably covered, but the book’s format means it’s hard to pick them out. We jump around the timeline so often I had difficulty keeping track of where – Read the rest of this review

The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made by

This is a look behind the Hollywood curtain to see how a movie makes it to the screen, or doesn’t. Most, in part because of the large amounts of money involved, go through long and arduous development processes where stars, directors and other talent come and go. This book focuses on sci-fi movies that didn’t – Read the rest of this review

Masters of Doom by

Only a handful of computer games have broken out of the gamer community and into the collective consciousness. I think it’s fair to count Doom among them. It was created, in no small part, by the two Johns of Id Software. Although there’s a huge cast of characters, Masters of Doom focuses on these two as it – Read the rest of this review