Galactic Suburbia 83

pepper legoIn which we tamper with our format to discuss reconciliation in SF, and the disappearance of women in modern movies.


NK Jemisin’s GoH speech about reconciliation in SF

The Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison on not turning a blind eye.

At the movies, all the women are gone.

Culture Consumed

ALEX: The White Queen, Gwyneth Jones – abandoned; Mono no Aware, Ken Liu; After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall, Nancy Kress; Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin Ahmed. (Also S2 of Game of Thrones.)

ALISA: PhD paper – Female bestsellers: A cross-national study of gender inequality and the popular–highbrow culture divide in fiction book production, 1960–2009 by Marc Verboord

TANSY: Original Sin, by Andy Lane; The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

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