Writers

The case of Lydia Cacho, Mexican feminist and human rights activist, who was censored and targeted with death threats because of her exposure of a ring of pedophiles.

April 4, 2007

A discussion of the persecution of Bangladeshi feminist writer Taslima Nasrin, and a review of the first volume of her memoirs.

Nov. 18, 2002

Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea series and the place of fantasy in fiction.

Jan. 28, 2002

A review of Silko's magesterial Almanac of the Dead.

November 1999

A review of the first four books of the Earthsea series, and an interview with the author.

Oct. 30, 1990

A meditation on the career and prospects of the historical novel as a genre, with many examples current in 1985.

December, 1985

A review of The Integral Trees by Larry Niven and Extra(Ordinary) People by Joanna Russ, with some reflections on the way science fiction is gendered.

May 1985
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