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Octavia Butler, for all the awards she has won, is an often-overlooked science fiction writer, and that is a shame. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Miriam S. Ruff
Definitely above average, though I didn't find the exact type of story I was looking for (to be read aloud before an audience). Read morePublished 16 months ago by Dean Whitlock
This is a book that I bought because I know I'll read it over and over again throughout my life. Octavia Butler is better known for her longer novels, but her short stories are... Read morePublished 23 months ago by LauraKatherine
It arrived in great condition and really fast. It was delivered fast for my daughters class. I hope we can work again.Published on January 23, 2013 by Joe SC
I love Octavia Butler's writing to begin with, so I went ahead and bought this even though it was short stories. Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Jeszika Geisler
I'm buying a copy of the book for my library, but remember when Blood Child was first published in (I think) Analog. Read morePublished on April 22, 2012 by nightbird47
I am repeatedly amazed by Octavia Butler's wit and wisdom. She is courageously tender. She is brilliantly timid. She is the best in her genre. Read morePublished on November 3, 2009 by jojifi00
I was unfamiliar with Octavia E. Butler until now. I am, now, a great admirer of her work. This is a story about humans trying to earn their keep living among aliens by trading... Read morePublished on August 19, 2005 by Mandana Visi