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.

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(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.