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One gets the feeling that Philips has done the job almost to perfection.
Julie Phillips did a remarkably good job of collecting the details of Alice Sheldon's life, and in presenting them in a way that brought this woman to life.
I probably shouldn't have done any driving for a day or two after reading Julie Phillips' biography of James Tiptree, Jr./Alice Sheldon.
Alice Sheldon is in danger of becoming a "lost" science fiction writer. As James Tiptree, she carried on for nearly ten years a career that included Hugo and Nebula awards,... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Dan'l Danehy-Oakes
This brilliant biography unravels the life of Alice Sheldon, a
brilliant, beautiful, talented but very broken woman who became the
successful and edgy science fiction... Read more
The author, Julie Phillips, never gets in the way and lets the story tell itself. Tiptree is a fascinatingly conflicted, adventurous and original character. Highly recommended.Published 8 months ago by SEGER BONEBAKKER
This is an amazing story about someone I knew nothing about! And I'm a sci-fi fan! I highly recommend this read. sci-fiest.comPublished 11 months ago by Lee Costello
Alice Sheldon--aka James Tiptree Jr.--is a fascinating subject, and this biography examines her entire life as well as her writing. I read it every day for a chunk of the summer.Published 13 months ago by Jackie Byars
James Tiptree, Jr. by Julie Phillips
Reading a biography of an author I admire can be a dicey undertaking, particullary if that author is primary know as a writer of... Read more
I'd read some of Tiptree's stuff in the past. I remember her best stories amazing me--being as good as science fiction gets. Read morePublished on November 11, 2012 by Verbal Drug
I first heard about James Tiptree, Jr. on a writer's forum, the topic being what the difference is (if any) between male and female writing. Read morePublished on March 8, 2012 by rantboi
"It has been suggested that Tiptree is female, a theory that I find absurd, for there is something ineluctably masculine about Tiptree's writing. Read morePublished on March 23, 2011 by Erin O'Rourke