In Other Worlds: Science Fiction and the Human Imagination
Publish date: October 20th 2011
Publisher: Virago Press
Pages no: 255
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Literary Criticism
, Books About Books
Collection of essays, mostly about science fiction and the struggle to define it. Atwood sets the record straight about how she really sees science fiction. Early half of the book is better, though the best thing is the letter she wrote to a school district that tried to ban Handmaid's Tale
Loved this. I'm a huge Margaret Atwood fangirl, but I don't think you have to be to appreciate these essays on speculative fiction. Which brings up a whole separate point: Atwood has gotten a lot of flak, being called a "snob" and worse, for referring to her own work as speculative fiction rather th...
A book I'd been hoping to read for a while. It was on my birthday list and my sister, and her husband, were kind enough to oblige. As I unwrapped it (remembering to use my grateful face) my sister shared two thoughts with me. Firstly, she was surprised that I had asked for a Margaret Atwood book as ...
This is a collection of short stories, thoughts on other writers, and a few thoughts on her life mixed together in several essays. I was a closet sci fi geek growing up and Margaret Atwood was one of the authors I loved to read. You can find her influences on many young adult authors today, whethe...
She's currently doing an interview with Tom Ashbrook on NPR's On Point. THe transcript of the interview should be available tomorrow. Yea!
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