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Nonfiction Books of SFnal Interest
December 1998

* Aczel, Amir D. Probability 1: Why There Must Be Intelligent Life in the Universe (Harcourt Brace 0-15-100376-9, $22.00, 230pp, hc, September 1998) (Tue 1 Dec 1998)

* Kurzweil, Ray The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence (Viking 0-670-88217-8, $25.95, 12+388pp, hc, January 1999) Recently reviewed in the New York Times Book Review, this book (along with one other) was subject of a debate last week in Slate. (Wed 23 Dec 1998)

* McCarthy, Kevin, & Ed Gorman, eds ''They're Here...'' Invasion of the Body Snatchers: A Tribute (Berkley Boulevard 0-425-16527-2, $13.00, 11+273pp, tpb, February 1999) Anthology of essays on the various Body Snatchers films, by Stephen King (a reprinted extract from Danse Macabre), Billie Sue Mosiman, etc.; with an introduction by Dean Koontz. (Thu 17 Dec 1998)

* Pickover, Clifford The Science of Aliens (Basic Books 0-465-07314-X, $21.00, 16+222pp, hc, 1998) (Tue 22 Dec 1998)

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