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“The intake process begins with dismantling her personal space, one mantle at a time.”
Charlie Jane Anders
Nalo Hopkinson on the politics of dystopia, writing from the Global South, and the enduring importance of black mermaids.
From invading Afghanistan to dismantling Confederate monuments, George Orwell has been pressed into the service of all sorts of causes. But the real Orwell remains unknown.
Junot Díaz introduces Global Dystopias.
So the thing about the Death Squads is that their outfits are super cute.
Every word is Trademarked™, Restricted® or Copyrighted©. Why was this something to celebrate?
Gregory Scott Katsoulis
Junot Díaz interviews Margaret Atwood about The Handmaid's Tale, political dystopias, and Drake.
Margaret Atwood, Junot Díaz
A new generation of young Polish novelists has turned to dystopia to express Poland's cultural and economic contradictions.
Junot Díaz interviews science fiction writer Samuel R. Delany about what it means to be an aging sex radical and why he wrote the essay “Ash Wednesday.”
Junot Díaz, Samuel R. Delany
“I’m known as a sex radical, but the fact is I felt there was a world of experience that had been slipping away.”
Samuel R. Delany
A new biography of Norman Bel Geddes, designer of the Futurama, tells the story of American innovation.
Celebrated dystopian novelist Paul Kingsnorth talks surviving the collapse of civilization as we know it.
Paul Kingsnorth, Peter Ross
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Arundhati Roy, Avni Sejpal
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
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