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Recursion by Blake Crouch


Repeat Author
Blake Crouch is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include Dark Matter.
Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to Recursion!

by Blake Crouch

Quick take

The tech bro villain we probably deserve.

Good to know

  • Fast read

  • Action-packed

  • Movieish

  • Buzzy

Why I love it

Did you know that everything is a memory? By the time your brain filters and processes everything you experience, as we learn early on in Recursion, the present is already gone. Even the words you’re reading now are in the past. This is the sort of mind-bending and disorienting concept upon which the best science fiction is built.

Recursion—the new book from the author of 2016 Book of the...


Memory makes reality.

That’s what NYC cop Barry Sutton is learning, as he investigates the devastating phenomenon the media has dubbed False Memory Syndrome—a mysterious affliction that drives its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived.

That’s what neuroscientist Helena Smith believes. It’s why she’s dedicated her life to creating a technology that will let us preserve our most pr...


Get an early look from the first pages of Recursion.

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    June 2019