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The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
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When Life Nearly Died by Michael J. Benton
"I love it when I find out a great mystery is solved, especially something that is near and dear to my heart. I am a geologist which means I live and breathe rocks for a living, and yet this was a topic I virtually knew nothing about.
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Neil Clarke, editor of Clarkesworld magazine, edited this Kickstarter anthology about the positive and negative impacts of cyborgs in science fiction. As a cyborg myself, I was curious enough to contribute to the project. There quite a few big-name a ...more
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Zadayi Red is a mythical, fantasy story about the ancestors of Native Americans. The author, Caleb Fox, is himself a Native American of Cherokee descent and this story was inspired by his ancestral legends and myths. Indeed, there are mythical fantas ...more
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George R.R. Martin
“I was born in Bayonne, New Jersey. I grew up in the projects. I never went anywhere. But I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.”
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Ursula K. Le Guin
“My mother was mad, but I was not. My father was old, but I was young. Like Spartan Helen, I caused a war. She caused hers by letting men who wanted her take her. I caused mine because I wouldn’t be given, wouldn’t be taken, but chose my man and my fate.”
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George R.R. Martin
“They can keep their heaven. When I die, I’d sooner go to Middle Earth. ”
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“'O great and mighty Master Li, pray impart to me the Secret of Wisdom!' he bawled.

'Take a large bowl,' I said. 'Fill it with equal measures of fact, fantasy, history, mythology, science, superstition, logic, and lunacy. Darken the mixture with bitter tears, brighten it with howls of laughter, toss in three thousand years of civilization, bellow kan pei — which means "dry cup" — and drink to the dregs.'

Procopius stared at me. 'And I will be wise?' he asked.

'Better,' I said. 'You will be Chinese.'”
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