Rudy Rucker has a new book out.
For those in San Fran, he'll be at Borderlands Books, 866 Valencia St., today (Saturday, June 15) at 2 PM for a reading and signing.
Publisher's Weekly says: Like a Mobius strip, Rucker's new hard SF satire tweaks the dot-com Y2K subculture into a hilarious tribute to Edwin Abbott's Flatland (1884). ... Combining valid mathematical speculation with wicked send-ups of Silicon Valley and its often otherworldly tribespeople, Rucker achieves a rare fictional world, a belly-laugh-funny commentary ...
NYT says: Rudy Rucker's Spaceland challenges readers to imagine what life might be like in a world with four spatial dimensions. ... "Spaceland" makes mild fun of self-important dot-commers and their venture-capitalist backers.
Amazon says: Usually, tribute novels are like movie remakes: a bad idea. However, this tribute to Edwin A. Abbott's classic novel Flatland works wonderfully.
Library Journal says: As always, Rucker laces his hard science with ample doses of humor to create an SF adventure for the dot-com generation. A good choice for most SF collections.
After you've read the book, you should check out "Spaceland Notes", which is basically a writer's diary that Rucker kept while working on the book. It's at