Tagged: lablit

Catty lives, scientific and viral (Book review) - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 02, 2017

Book review: Cat Zero. This book purrs. It does that thing that cats do, “playing” with their toy, gently poking at it, softly lobbing it in the air, then, eventually, lunging. I’d recommend it for those who’d like the interplay of scientific lives, permeated with motives and mystery. Jennifer Rohn’s strength is her characters, their changing foibles—sometimes more … Read More

Cat zero and reading for those who like science in fiction to be real - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Nov 07, 2017

A quick introduction to Cat Zero and lablit. Some of us like the science in our fiction to be real. Don’t get me wrong. I can take a premise to buy into a story, even real doozies (well, up to a point…!)[1] But once I’ve done the deal with the author to buy into their plot, I prefer the science … Read More

More science in literature done right - Code for life

Grant Jacobs May 05, 2010

Aficionados of literature with fairer accounts of science will welcome the update to the Lablit List. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="(Lablit on sale at Foyles. Used with permission; photo credit Jennifer Rohn)"][/caption] 25 new works have been added. Not all are recent works, one dates from 1882 (Two on a Tower) and at least one … Read More