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David Marusek
I'm a science fiction writer who lives in a cabin in Fairbanks, Alaska. I don't spend much time promoting myself online, and the time I do spend usually goes to my web site www.marusek.com or my blog countingheads.blogspot.com. Please visit me there for all the latest news about my work.I do... show more

I'm a science fiction writer who lives in a cabin in Fairbanks, Alaska. I don't spend much time promoting myself online, and the time I do spend usually goes to my web site www.marusek.com or my blog countingheads.blogspot.com. Please visit me there for all the latest news about my work.I do check in here occasionally, however, and I will gladly join any discussion and answer questions submitted here.
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 years ago
“I am not pouting, and I am certainly not indulging in self-pity, as Eleanor accuses me. In fact, I am brooding. It is what artists do, we brood. To other, more active people, we appear selfish, obsessive, even narcissistic, which is why we prefer to brood in private.” In “Counting Heads” by Davi...
Viking2917's books
Viking2917's books rated it 6 years ago
Tons of interesting ideas. Reminiscent of Charles Stross. Enjoyable, but I found the writing uneven.
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 6 years ago
This is a collection of 36 stories ranging from 1981 to 2002 and purporting to represent the best shorts in science fiction in those years. A blurb on the back by GRR Martin says that "if a science fiction fan from 1984 chanced to stumble into a time warp and pop up in the here and now, and wanted t...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 8 years ago
As someone fairly familiar with science-fiction and its preoccupation with the human and more-than-human, I found this collection rather dull. Some of the ideas presented in these stories must have been shockers at the time they were published, but I found them pretty predictable. If, however, you a...
target acquired
target acquired rated it 8 years ago
David Marusek made quite a splash with his debut novel - the clever, dizzyingly dense sci-fi tale of a horribly breezy future, [b:Counting Heads|499429|Counting Heads (Counting Heads, #1)|David Marusek|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1312049734s/499429.jpg|487556]. this collection of shor...
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