Definitely Maybe, by Strugatsky, B. & A.

For most of its lifetime, SF has been considered to be of interest primarily to white, single males who speak English as their mother tongue. It has been particularly successful in North America, and probably because of the influence of film, has become identified as a big product of the two nations on our continent. This despite the incredibly rich SF tradition in the UK: Consider the irony that the first genre book, Frankenstein, or a Modern Prometheus, was written by Mary Shelley, a Briti[…]

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