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Octavia E. Butler was the first black woman to come to international prominence as a science fiction writer. Incorporating powerful, spare language and rich, well-developed characters, her work tackled race, gender, religion, poverty, power, politics, and science in a way that touched readers of all backgrounds. Butler was a towering figure in life and in her art and the world noticed; highly acclaimed by reviewers, she received numerous awards, including a MacArthur "genius" grant, both the Hugo and Nebula awards, the Langston Hughes Medal, as well as a PEN Lifetime Achievement award.
Octavia Butler is one of my favorite writers!!!!! Check out Lillith's Brood.Published 9 days ago by Robin King
Octavia Butler was one of the only African American women writing science fiction with subject like gender, race and disparities worked in a very creative way. Read morePublished 12 days ago by michael Leaver
An excellent read...
captivating, thought provoking and ties in each series and characters nicely. Wish there was another generation of patternists to read about!
I am a huge Octavia Butler fan. I've read her other series and I can see a 'pattern' in her work. She uses similar themes and motifs but I find her recycled ideals refreshing each... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hang Hoang
I am still reading this book and I am fully enjoying doing so, Better than I had thought and would highly recommend to anyone.Published 2 months ago by Eveenisha
I haven't started reading my book yet. I've read other books by Octavia Butler, and they made such an impression on me. I absolutely love her science fiction novels. Read morePublished 2 months ago by grangran
Elaborate smartly written tale. Great fun to read if you like unusual modes thinking.Published 2 months ago by William H. Potter Jr.
Wild seed was my favorite out of the 4 books, with the third in the series being my least favorite. The series certainly kept my attention, a good purchase!Published 3 months ago by Krystal Phillips
If you like/love scifi Octavia Butler books are a must read!Published 3 months ago by JUDITH G. SEARS