Re: BOOKS: Recommendations

MikeRose (
Mon, 5 May 1997 11:31:19 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 2 May 1997, Hal Dunn wrote:

> Thanks to all of you for your SF suggestions.
> I've read "The Illuminatus! Trilogy" by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson.
> It's really wild and funny; I didn't think to mention it, cuz, as you said,
> it's not totally sci-fi.

BUT..... SF can also mean 'Speculative Fiction', so 'Illuminatus!' can be
SF but not Sci-Fi. This is perhaps where the confusion occured.

> I've also read "Prometheus Rising" by R.A.W., which
> is sorta nonfiction and might be of interest to extropians, being
> futuristic, forward-thinking, and optimistic.

cf. 'Quantum Psychology' and 'The New Inquisition' by the same author if
you are interested in non-fiction extropian wanderings. I've heard that
'Cosmic Trigger' 1, 2 and 3 are excellent?



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