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Arabic SF – Subversive Futures

Arabic SF – Subversive Futures

CAIRO, 2023. The country is split in two: within the high walls of a gated community perched in the north east of Egypt lives a super-rich and secluded elite in a compound called Utopia, while the res...

Knowing No One’s Listening

Knowing No One’s Listening

  In this two-part series, Gerry Canavan looks at the publication of previously unpublished stories of Octavia E. Butler and the opening up of her papers at the Huntington Library. “I AM ...

Magic, Memory, and Menace

Magic, Memory, and Menace

MARY RICKERT'S debut novel begins like a sequel to Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Lived in the Castle, then seems like it might become a feminized version of Peter Straub's Ghost Story, then for a m...