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Book Review: HOW TO SUPPRESS WOMEN'S WRITING

For reasons both good and bad, How To Suppress Women’s Writing by Joanna Russ reads like it could have been written yesterday. Actually, the book is older than me—published in 1983—but Russ’ smirking, clear-eyed perspective is still relevant. 1,126 more words

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Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Writers Part 3: More Influential Writers

Just like last time, here are more influential Northwest science fiction and fantasy writers who have set and raised the bar for other writers to follow.

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Extra(ordinary) People, Joanna Russ

Extra(ordinary) People, Joanna Russ (1984)
Review by Ian Sales

Recent years have seen the works of Joanna Russ rightly reclaimed as classics of science fiction. During her heyday in the 1970s and early 1980s, she was very successful, garnering eight nominations for the Nebula Award and winning once, but earning only two nominations for the Hugo, one of which was a win. 1,376 more words

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Five genre books that should be back in print

A couple of times while reading books to review on SF Mistressworks, I’ve wondered why a book is no longer in print, especially given that many inferior ones still are. 401 more words

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