Hal Stern

Jul 3, 2021

7 min read

Reading List: Q2 2021

At the midpoint of the year, I’ve finished 30 books, which is slightly higher than average and much more reading given that I haven’t been on a plane for business travel in over 18 months. The bulk of my spring reading was women sci-fi authors and diverse authors; features were “Project Hail Mary” (Andy Weir’s latest, it would be a superb movie) and Monica Byrne’s “The Actual Star” (I’m a Patreon supporter of hers, got an advance reader copy that completely blew my mind, and a movie adaptation would be no harder to follow than “This is Us”). The conclusion of Becky Chambers’s “Wayfarers” series was a Scalzi-esque…