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Book Review: Abyss, Kate Wilhelm (1971)

(Lou Feck’s cover for the 1973 edition)

4/5 (collated rating: Good)

Kate Wilhem’s SF forms one of the foundational pillars propping up my fascination with the genre.   828 more words

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Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm

Synopsis: Before becoming one of today’s most intriguing and innovative mystery writers, Kate Wilhelm was a leading writer of science fiction, acclaimed for classics like The Infinity Box and The Clewiston Test. 175 more words


The Clone (1965) by Theodore L. Thomas & Kate Wilhelm

One night, beneath the streets of the city, four ingredients found their way into the same collector box in the underground sewer system. There these ingredients–muriatic acid; trisodium phosphate; a bit of meat; and a fleck of silica gel– combined in a warm, seething liquid and gave birth to a hideous, destructive force: the clone…

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Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang (1976) by Kate Wilhelm

“I’m going to dissect your every thought, your every wish, every dream. I’m going to find out what happened to you, what made you separate yourself from your sisters, what made you decide to become an individual, and when I find out we’ll know how never to allow it to happen again.” (p.122)

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Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is one of the pivotal books in my reading history.  A friend recommended it to me in college and this book has stayed with me ever since, for over thirty years, still resonating with me after all this time… 95 more words

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Technical Communications: Documentation, UX, and Cohesive Brand Experiences

“You can have a very clean product, a very task-focused product, and people look at it and say ‘yeah, I get that, I know how to use it’, and they look at your docs and it’s a 400 page user guide.

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Welcome, Chaos, Kate Wilhelm

Welcome, Chaos, Kate Wilhelm (1983)
Review by Megan AM

Two parts mainstream Cold War espionage thriller to one part bio-social science fiction, Welcome, Chaos is a departure from Wilhelm’s reflective, elegiac vision of seven years prior: the captivating, multiple award-winning… 899 more words

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