Calculating God by Robert J. Sawyer Rating: (8/10) This is a science-fiction novel about aliens trying “to discover why God has behaved as he has and to determine his methods”. Due to cataclysmic events occurring simultaneously on different planets and the fact that life exists, the aliens think the universe was designed. When they arrive in downtown Toronto they ask to see a paleontologist to help them gather evidence of
I considered abandoning my car in the ludicrous Toronto traffic and walking the 10 minutes to my hotel. Instead, I read Calculating God (interesting story and ideas, but uninspired writing) while waiting for the traffic to move.