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    Book Review: Seveneves

    by Seveneves is actually two stories. The first is a sort of end of the world, death by raining moon fragments and saving of the human race by going into space kind of tale. Saving is relative, and by dint of a technology not quite indistinguishable from magic. The second picks up 5000 years later, when the human race has recovered, and very nearly speciated in several directions. It’s the second one I really wanted, the exploration of the cultures that resulted from such a difficult beginning. Unfortunately, that was the shorter of the two stories, and a little drier. Not that the first story was bad, but I would…