The Plot Against America: Philip Roth

The problem with this book is that it’s neither fish nor fowl. Roth is a literary writer. He’s trying to write genre fiction: alternative history. In Roth’s hands, the two don’t mix. The result is as appetizing as mixing soy sauce into coffee and trying to enjoy it. The result is foul.

(Pax) Pox Nipponica: Satoshi Nakamoto

Not quite up to Fatherland status, but a very solid Alternative History entry, made all the more interesting by its solid portrayal of Japanese society.