Category Archives: Book talk

Forbidden Thoughts, Dissident Minds

Online self-segregation gets written about a lot these days. That’s where people never encounter anyone who disagrees on Facebook and Twitter. They’ve unfriended or unfollowed dissenters on Facebook or are victims of software that tailors information to their worldview. But what happens if you leave your filter bubble? Well, about eighteen months

I’ve read 47 of the 100 “best” fantasy and SF novels…

… on the NPR list of “best” fantasy and SF novels and I’m a woman so I should agree with Liz Lutgendorff in recent New Statesman article, who claimed the list was (to paraphrase) outdated due to its lack of women and minorities. Unfortunately, I think she’s spectacularly missing the