Posthuman page-turner.

Author:Bailey, Ronald
Position::'Apex' by Ramez Naam - Briefly Noted - Brief article - Book review
 
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Apex (Angry Robot) caps Ramez Naam's rumbustious, idea-packed transhumanist trilogy. The first novel, Nexus, was the 2014 co-winnerof the Prometheus Award for libertarian-themed science fiction. The trilogy features a merry band of young technologists led by Kaden Lane who create an ingestible nano-drug called Nexus in 2040. Worried that Nexus, which links minds telepathically, could be abused by governments, Lane and his friends want to make it available to everyone.

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As the trilogy develops, all hell breaks loose with agents of the U.S. government's...

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