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N.A. Ratnayake

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Failure is not an Option: Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
Gene Kranz
The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson
The First and Last Freedom
Jiddu Krishnamurti, Aldous Huxley

The Three-Body Problem

The Three-Body Problem - Liu Cixin, Ken Liu Loved it. Fantastic, mind-blowing ideas and many-layered cultural setting, social systems, and characters. My only complaints are 1) the dialogue comes off as stiff and overly-constructed (which I assume I can attribute to the difficulty of translating from Chinese), and 2) the exposition and plot advancement (especially as we begin to learn more about the Trisolarans) often feels very heavy-handed.

Some of the best science fiction I've read in awhile. Will definitely read the sequels.