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Book Review: Biotech and Parenting in “Borne”

After reading Jeff VanderMeer’s strange science fiction novel Annihilation, I decided to jump into another of his strange sci-fi books: Borne.

I listened to the audiobook, narrated by Bahni Turpin, which helped me finish it quickly as I was able to put my commute to good use. It’s definitely longer than Annihilation, and in many ways the world-building is much stronger here because so much time is paid to it.

And really, that’s what this book is all about: not so much a riveting story, but the world the author creates and the feelings that world inspires.

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