I just finished reading a very good scifi novel by Arthur.C.Clarke called Earthlight, and would recommend it to any fan of the genre.
It's a lightweight in terms of fiction, but for me that's one of it's selling points, closer to being a prediction of the future rather than just a work of fiction.
Read it if you have the time to spare.
Oh god please let it be true this time.
is what we had for dinner today.