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In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination by [Atwood, Margaret]
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Editorial Reviews

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"Eminently readable and accessible. . . . Atwood revels in all aspects of the SF genre, both high- and low-brow, and her enthusiasm and level of intellectual engagement are second to none." 
—Financial Times

"Witty and astute. . . . Wholly satisfying."
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"[Atwood's] prose is addictive."
Cleveland Plain Dealer

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"A witty, astute collection of essays and lectures on science fiction . . . It's clear that [Atwood's] affection for the genre is deep and genuine . . . Wholly satisfying, with plenty of insights for Atwood and sci-fi fans alike."
--"Kirkus Reviews," starred
"Atwood archly and profoundly delves into her 'lifelong relationship' with science fiction in a collection of glimmering essays."
--"Booklist
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"A speculative-fiction visionary . . . Atwood has an uncanny knack for tapping into humanity's uncertain future and predicting mankind's cultural, scientific and sociopolitical falls from glory . . . Her fiction has peeled back the skin of our disturbing subcutaneous nightmares."
--"Wired
""One of the most intelligent and talented writers to set herself the task of deciphering life in the late twentieth century."
--"Vogue"
"Throughout her literary career . . . Margaret Atwood has impressed and delighted readers with her wit, lyric virtuosity, and imagi

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  • File Size: 10228 KB
  • Print Length: 268 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0771008481
  • Publisher: Virago (October 20, 2011)
  • Publication Date: October 20, 2011
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005I4WB9Q
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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