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Review: Death of an Artist by Kate Wilhelm

So much of our experience of a book stems from how we approach it. Whether we expect a satisfying resolution or a dissonant cliffhanger, and how well these expectations are met, can change a mediocre book into an amazing one, because that was the right book for the right time in our lives. 378 more words

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Shiva, Open Your Eye

My first pro sale, “Shiva, Open Your Eye,” appeared sixteen years ago this month in the Kate Wilhelm special edition of F&SF.

Space & Time… 59 more words

Reading diary, #51

With a TBR in the low four figures, it’s reached the stage where I’ve owned books for decades without having got around to reading them. This is, quite obviously, pretty dumb. 2,343 more words

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The New Year

Okay, let’s face it. Most of us make resolutions and then break them about three weeks (days) into the new year. But I always have a positive outlook on them, at least before the clock strikes 12:01. 341 more words

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, Kate Wilhelm

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, Kate Wilhelm (1976)
Review by Victoria Snelling

This was an interesting read from a style perspective. It was published in 1974 and feels even more dated than that. 323 more words

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Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitions No. CLXIV (Moorcock + Wilhelm + Schmidt + Effinger)

New books join the ranks of their happy brethren on my shelves…

Let’s start with Arno Schmidt’s 1957 SF parable (English translation 1979)–The Egghead Republic : A Short Novel from the Horse Latitudes… 853 more words

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