Tag: Octavia E. Butler

Dawn (Book One of Lilith’s Brood) by Octavia E. Butler (book review).

January 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
Dawn (Book One of Lilith’s Brood) by Octavia E. Butler (book review).

In ‘Dawn’ by Octavia E. Butler, twenty-six year-old Lilith Iyapo awakens to find herself in isolated captivity after the human race has almost wiped itself out in a cataclysmic final war. As becomes clear, as the story progresses, Lilith and a few others have been rescued by a seemingly benevolent alien race known as the […]

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Kindred by Octavia E. Butler (book review).

March 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler (book review).

The death of Octavia Butler in 2006 removed a brilliant black SF writer from our fold. I’ve read some of her books before and loved her ability to tell stories. Headline are in the process of re-releasing all of her books, starting with her third novel ‘Kindred’ from 1979. In simple terms, this is a […]

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Invisible Universe: a History of Blackness in Speculative Fiction.

February 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Invisible Universe: a History of Blackness in Speculative Fiction.

Producer/Director, M. Asli Dukan has launched her fundraising campaign for the feature-length documentary, work-in-progress, Invisible Universe: a History of Blackness in Speculative Fiction. The crowd-funding campaign is set to raise $20,000 to cover post-production costs for the project, which Dukan has spent more than 10 years documenting. During the production of Invisible Universe, Dukan interviewed […]

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