Rainbows End (Paperback, 2007, Tor Science Fiction) 4 stars

From the back cover:

World famous poet Robert Gu missed twenty years of progress while …

Review of 'Rainbows End' on 'Goodreads'

3 stars

I liked this more than A Fire Upon the Deep, at least in the beginning when it was very idea-centric. I still don't actually find Vinge's adventure-storytelling mode super compelling, and basically once they started the Librareome expedition I got monotonically less and less interested in reading.