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A short story review: ‘When it Changed’ by Joanna Russ

One thing I really haven’t done enough as part of writing this blog (apart from, um, posting more often) is read more short stories. I also wouldn’t mind spending a bit more time reading the feminist science fictions of the … Continue reading

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Book review: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula LeGuin

Feminists have been reading, and re-reading, The Left Hand of Darkness for a long time. Ursula LeGuin herself has gone back to the book and its setting more than once, re-conceptualising its portrayal of gender as her feminism developed alongside and through her … Continue reading

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Book review: Gibbon’s Decline and Fall by Sheri S. Tepper

I haven’t read any other books by Sheri Tepper, and it will be a while before I even think of doing so. It’s not because I don’t like speculative fiction, which can often be at its best (and most disturbing) … Continue reading

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Book review: MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

MaddAddam – Margaret Atwood’s finale to the trilogy of the same name – has a lot to say about the process of storytelling. The trilogy revolves around the events that led up to the ‘Waterless Flood’ – a plague engineered … Continue reading

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