I thought the first half was excellent, but it starts to creak a little towards the end. Very good read overall, though, and I don't usually bother with novels.
"It seems clear that the Catholic Church is as misguided in speaking about the "moral" peril of contraception, for instance, as it would be in speaking about the "physics" of Transubstantiation."
- Sam Harris, The Moral Landscape
Off topic, google quantum physics and transubstantiation for the lulz.
Life on Earth, you see, is not only brief but dismayingly tenuous. It is a curious feature of our existence that we come from a planet that is very good at promoting life but even better at extinguishing it. - Bill Bryson
In other words, get out there and enjoy what's left of the 650,000 hours that we are biologically given.