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The Female Man (1975) by Joanna Russ

Everyone knows that much as women want to be scientists and engineers, they want foremost to be womanly companions to men (what?) and caretakers of childhood; 919 more words

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Readercon 2015, July 9-12

If you’re wondering what to do July 9-12, wonder no more. Come to Readercon in Burlington, Massachusetts. I’ll be the Guest of Honour, along with the fabulous… 768 more words

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Picnic on Paradise, Joanna Russ

Picnic on Paradise, Joanna Russ (1968)
Review by Joachim Boaz

Joanna Russ’ first published novel Picnic on Paradise delightfully subverts traditional SF pulp adventure tropes. Although not as finely wrought as… 914 more words

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quote | Joanna Russ

Without models it’s hard to work;

without a context, difficult to evaluate;

without peers, nearly impossible to speak.

— Joanna Russ

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Book Review: Picnic on Paradise, Joanna Russ (1968)

(Diane and Leo Dillon’s cover for the 1968 edition)

4/5 (Good)

Nominated for the 1969 Nebula Award for Best Novel

Joanna Russ’ first published novel Picnic on Paradise (1968) delightfully subverts traditional SF pulp adventure tropes.   926 more words

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