Robogenesis (2014) The title was the only unfortunate thing about Wilson's novel Robopocalypse , which spun the author's knowledge of robotics into a galloping sci-fi account of… 2014-06-10 Sci-fi and Fantasy Doubleday
Book Review

Robogenesis (2014)

ROBOGENESIS Daniel H. Wilson
ROBOGENESIS Daniel H. Wilson
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 10, 2014; Writer: Daniel H. Wilson; Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy; Publisher: Doubleday

The title was the only unfortunate thing about Wilson's novel Robopocalypse, which spun the author's knowledge of robotics into a galloping sci-fi account of a war between man and machine. It was good enough for Steven Spielberg to want to develop it into a movie (though the project has since been delayed). This sequel is a collection of points of view that link to a larger narrative; the cast ranges from the sentient hero of the first book to what can only be described as a robo-zombie. Wilson's working off the same blueprints here, so there's not much new, but you know what they say: If it ain't broke, don't run a system-repair program. A-

Originally posted Jun 11, 2014 Published in issue #1316 Jun 13, 2014 Order article reprints