Book Reviews and Recommended Reading

More than 350 Nonfiction, Fiction, & Children’s Books Reviewed

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Opinions expressed are those of the reviewers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Space Society. To get a book reviewed by NSS: send query with book description to [email protected] Do NOT send attached files with your query. Do NOT mail books to the NSS address. We usually respond to queries within 10 days. Note: review copies must be provided free. They can be electronic, but books must also be available in print. We are ONLY interested in books about human exploration and settlement of space.

Nonfiction Books
Complete list of reviewed nonfiction books by title and by author
Most recent nonfiction reviews:

Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age

The wait is over! In the new book just released today, Space 2.0, space historian and Ad Astra editor Rod Pyle, in collaboration with the National Space Society, provides an inside look at the next few decades of spaceflight and long-term plans for exploration, utilization, and settlement. Space 2.0 is the definitive handbook for the new space age.

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Book Review: Defying Limits

This is the memoir of Dr. Dave Williams, a Canadian astronaut and former Director of Space and Life Sciences at NASA. An overarching message of performing your best, living life in the moment, and overcoming failure and adversity provides inspiration for anyone wishing to become an astronaut.

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Fiction Books
Complete list of reviewed fiction books by title and by author
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Book Review: Red Moon

Author Kim Stanley Robinson writes of turmoil, strife, political revolution and poetry on a Moon mostly settled by China. A sensory novel delivering the experience of the alien, both of China for westerners and the lunar environment. Robinson has always been an eclectically intelligent writer and this is a book well worth reading. Reviewed by Peter Spasov.

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Book Review: Blue Gemini

Category: Fiction Reviewed by Clifford R. McMurray From Ad Astra Summer 2018 Title: Blue Gemini Author: Mike Jenne NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, audiobook Pages: 576 Publisher: Talos Date: May 2015 Retail Price: $24.99/16.99/12.99...

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Children’s Books
Complete list of reviewed children’s books by title and by author
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