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Presenting…my very first Reference Librarian column in Analog! I had a great time reading a bunch of recent science fiction novels set on and around the Moon. Having sent some fictional astronauts to the Moon in my last Analog story, it’s fascinating to see what other contemporary authors can do with it as a setting. Check it out if your taste runs to alternate history, unusual lunar communities, a Moon book to read to young kids, or a nonfiction book on building and driving Moon buggies.

The books I review are:

  • Hot Moon by Alan Smale
  • Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi
  • Sweep of Stars by Maurice Broaddus
  • The Moon and the Other by John Kessel
  • Molly of the Moon by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Into the Airless Wilds by Earl Swift

I hope you’ll read my thoughts, then let me know what Moon-based stories you have enjoyed recently.

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