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The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock

The book opens in 1947, when Jim Harrison, a test-pilot for the Air Force, is on his way to breaking the sound barrier.  The novel continues to chronicle Harrison’s life (and more specifically his marriage) with the background of the … Continue reading

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The Martian by Andy Weir

From the opening lines Andy Weir captured me and reeled me in: “I’m pretty much f***ed.  That’s my considered opinion.  F***ed.  Six days into what should be the greatest month of my life, and it’s turned into a nightmare.” Okay, … Continue reading

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