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Hyperion

Hyperion

by Dan Simmons

Hyperion Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

The Shrike exists! It's actually a bird, and it's almost as scary as the one in Hyperion. If you're an insect.
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Like all good sci-fi, Hyperion has roots in real science, but you don't have to have a Ph.D. in particle physics to understand it. A few people on goodreads try to understand time debt. And you're worried about student debt...
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Reading Hyperion might make you the Sexiest Man Alive. Bradley Cooper loves the book and is working on the screenplay for the movie. Or is it movies?
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Hyperion is 51 on NPR's list of the top 100 Science-Fiction/Fantasy books. Want to know what to read next? Check out their list.
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Dan Simmons is also a horror writer, winning the Bram Stoker Award for his novel about Nazi-mind vampires, Carrion Comfort. Stephen King called the book, "one of the three greatest horror novels of the 20th century." Sign us up!
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