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LitStack Rec: Stoner & Cradle to the Stage

Stoner, by John Williams John Williams’ 1965 novel went out of print after selling only 2,000 copies, but since its re-release by Vintage in 1995, this novel of a Midwestern academic’s insular life has appeared on bestseller lists in Europe and Israel, and has since sold over 100,000 copies. Stoner seems at first an unlikely […]


LitStack Rec: The Android’s Dream & The Goldfinch

The Android’s Dream John Scalzi With the announcement of John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War series being tapped for a SyFy television show, I thought it would only be appropriate to recommend this week the very first Scalzi book I ever read:  The Android’s Dream.  The book was not at all what I expected:  it was […]