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Short Reviews - My Boat, Joanna Russ

My Boat was published in the January 1976 issue of Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.  I know I haven’t finished all of the stuff from June 1977 yet, but this was fresh in my mind and I wanted it to follow… 758 more words

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The Female Man by Joanna Russ

RATING: 3/5

TITLE: THE FEMALE MAN

AUTHOR: JOANNA RUSS

SERIES: –

Dubbed one of SF’s most influental works, with good reason. Written decades ago, it’s a book that still proves every bit as relevant as it was when it was written. 1,315 more words

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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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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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