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Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm

I must have been 17 when I first read this book.  Always a precocious reader I took a class in science fiction/fantasy at the local junior college back before we had AP classes in high schools.   622 more words

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Fantasy booklist: pity & terror

Was it Kate Wilhelm who said that all ghost stories are about family? Both of the following books are beautifully written page-turners. Avoid if you’re prone to nightmares. 155 more words

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The Infinity Box, by Kate Wilhelm

The Infinity Box, by Kate Wilhelm

originally published in Orbit Vol 9, 1971

where I got it: purchased used as a Tor Double 678 more words


New Goodies

As usual, I have attempted to not bring more books into the house and failed miserably. It might sound counter intuitive, but the more books that are piled up on the coffee table (and under the coffee table, and on the corner of the kitchen table, and on the table next to the bed), the less inclined I am to want to purchase more. 463 more words

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The Downstairs Room, Kate Wilhelm

The Downstairs Room and Other Speculative Fiction, Kate Wilhelm (1968)
Review by Joachim Boaz

By the late 1960s Kate Wilhelm’s SF moved from generally uninspiring pulp (à la the collection… 1,615 more words

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Juniper Time, Kate Wilhelm

Juniper Time, Kate Wilhelm (1979)
Review by Joachim Boaz

“Everything that is, Robert had said, must be. Every cycle must be completed, must lead to the next cycle.

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Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitions No. CXIV (Wilhelm + Spinrad + Ball + Vance)

Another wonderful batch including two novellas by Kate Wilhelm in the collection Abyss (1971).

A Norman Spinrad novel, The Men in the Jungle (1967), courtesy of the MPorcius, the proprietor of… 412 more words

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