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Meg Elison
Meg Elison is the author of THE BOOK OF THE UNNAMED MIDWIFE, a post-apocalyptic feminist speculative novel, Tiptree recommendation, and winner of the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award. The sequel to MIDWIFE, THE BOOK OF ETTA will be published in early 2017. Elison is a high school dropout and a graduate... show more



Meg Elison is the author of THE BOOK OF THE UNNAMED MIDWIFE, a post-apocalyptic feminist speculative novel, Tiptree recommendation, and winner of the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award. The sequel to MIDWIFE, THE BOOK OF ETTA will be published in early 2017. Elison is a high school dropout and a graduate of UC Berkeley. Find her online, where she is always saying something:megelison.com@megelison

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Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 4 years ago
With as much as I loved The Book of the Unnamed Midwife I had high expectations coming into this book - some of them were met and some of them weren't. I quite enjoyed getting to see this world 100 years farther down the timeline, and getting to see the town the Midwife helped establish. Seeing ho...
sherrysniderfundin
sherrysniderfundin rated it 5 years ago
Amazon / Goodreads MY REVIEW Hardened Hearts is a collection of short stories that is gross, lovely, sad, scary, terrifying, evil and all that is in between. The characters hearts will be laid bare, some you can literally see. Are you afraid yet? Some of the horror can be in told a few page...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 5 years ago
This book hit just the right note with me at just the right time. It was one of those rare books that made me want to drop everything I was doing just so I could read - in fact, I finished this book in my car after work because I couldn't wait until I got home to read the last ten pages. So yeah, it...
Ramblings of an Avid Reader
Ramblings of an Avid Reader rated it 6 years ago
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife is set in the dystopian near future. A plague has wiped humanity out, leaving one woman to every ten men. And almost all of those women are traded as commodities. Because what better thing can you bargain with than something that is so rare that most men haven't seen ...
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it 6 years ago
The beginning of The Book of the Unnamed Midwife by Meg Elison is atmospheric and sets up the anticipation for what is to come. The rest of the book unfortunately fails to deliver. This post-apocalyptic story is a dark and sometimes graphically violent one. With an unlikable main character and a plo...
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