Bruce Bethke managed to write a mostly unfunny novelization of three or four Dilbert strips. The book was relevant for some two weeks, I guess, and they were gone before the... Read morePublished on April 14 2003 by T Galazka
HeadCrash by Bruce Bethke is a cyber-satire with a great mix of action, plot and humor. Jack Burroughs, the protagonist, is a computer nerd who works for an exceptionally large... Read morePublished on Nov. 30 2001 by Jonathan Claytor
This is an awfully written, witless book. The fact that it won the Philip K. Dick Award strips the prize of any credibility it used to have. Read morePublished on July 23 2001
Neal Stephenson meets Alfred Bester and the result is quite wonderful. I read at least half of it out loud to my <long suffering> girlfriend. A *great* summer read.Published on July 24 2000 by "ikahn"
"Headcrash" started out slowly for the first chapter, which was devoted to establishing the nerdy thought processes of the narrator. Read morePublished on July 23 2000 by Tung Yin
Bethke did a great job of getting into the details of network technology, extrapolating the future, including the inside jokes, and keeping the book readable. Read morePublished on Dec 2 1999 by RLB
It was great when you got into it, but the begining was a little confusing and the ending was bad. Otherwise it was great!Published on Oct. 17 1999
A light hearted and much needed satire of a genre obsessed with being deadly serious. Someone had to write a book like this eventually, and I'm glad Bethke did it. Read morePublished on Aug. 2 1999 by Robert V. Dormer