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As a big fan of the Star Wars films over the past decades, I'm always looking for some insight and critical thought on the saga. This volume delivers a fair measure of that. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Doc Watson
The book is a discussion between various authors on the merits or otherwise of having Star Wars as an example of Science Fiction in the world. Read morePublished on November 21, 2013 by Stephen Mann
Not sure how the amazing authors involved are getting compensated for this, but I have to admit that I went in to this read upset that I've rewarded George Lucas with the money for... Read morePublished on September 29, 2013 by Uarther
This book is hard to describe, but worth reading. Handled like a court trial, various authors debate various aspects of the Star Wars Saga, especially if it should be considered... Read morePublished on July 24, 2013 by T. Asbury
I'm writing this review quite a few years after I read the book, but I remember it was extremely well-received by my sci-fi book club, giving us many topics to talk about. Read morePublished on July 20, 2013 by Julie W. Capell
Loved that it was amusing and incorporated much SF history. David Brin is great. The best part is the feminist argument about Princess Leia and Queen Amidala.Published on July 5, 2013 by Karen Silver
This book is loads of fun and very thought provoking. In some places, you'd agree. Yet in others, you'd violently disagree. It's sharp tongued and witty. Read morePublished on November 13, 2012 by Darkman
I was excited for this book, but it ultimately promises more than it delivers. You'd think the authors would realize anybody who buys this book is interested in a serious debate. Read morePublished on October 18, 2012 by Enjolras
David Brin crystallizes that which bugged me about Star Wars when it first came out.
Brin is correct. Star Wars is anti-modern, anti-individualist, and elitist. Read more