Always Coming Home: The Ursula K. Le Guin book that breaks the novel form “wide open”
For @tordotcom, @charliejane plunges into the Hainish Cycle of @ursulaleguin: "read and considered as a whole, [it] feels like an even more impressive accomplishment than its stellar individual works"
Remembering “the Proteus of American poets,” W. S. Merwin, 1927–2019
Gabrielle Bellot: James Baldwin as “a prophet of love” in If Beale Street Could Talk
Sarah Pinsker: Octavia Butler, Woody Guthrie, and other classics that inspired my debut
Mary H. Myers, “Carlotta, the Lady Aeronaut”
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