Book Review: Vintage Tomorrows: A Historian And A Futurist Journey Through Steampunk Into The Future of Technology by James H. Carrott and Brian David Johnson: Publisher- O'Reilly: ISBN- 13: 978-1449337995
For me Vintage Tomorrows: A Historian And A Futurist Journey Through Steampunk Into The Future of Technology is the first indulge with Steampunk. Book is written very lucid manner and throws in very real alternate reality.
James and Brian combined experience and dedication makes book memorable and presents a brand new perspective.
Book covers history as well as future in seamless manner which make reading very smooth and pleasurable. Book
Vintage Tomorrows is in my recommendation list.
Disclaimer: I did not get paid to review this book, and I do not stand to gain anything if you buy the book. I have no relationship with the publisher or the author. I got electronic format of book from publisher for review.
Further reading: There are several books on similar topic. The Steampunk Bible: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Imaginary Airships, Corsets and Goggles, Mad Scientists, and Strange Literature (http://www.amazon.com/The-Steampunk-Bible-Illustrated-Scientists/dp/0810989581), and Steampunk (http://www.amazon.com/Steampunk-Ann-VanderMeer/dp/1892391759) are interesting.
One can get more information about book and related topics from:
- Book’s web presence http://vintagetomorrows.com
- Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Vintage-Tomorrows-Historian-Steampunk-Technology/dp/1449337996
- Publisher -- Oreilly http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920026631.do