Fledgling, by Butler, Octavia

About two-and-a-half years ago the world lost one of the most interesting and original voices in SF. Octavia E. Butler slipped while walking out of her Seattle, Washington home, struck her head on a hard surface, and passed away shortly thereafter. It was a very sad day. Butler was the winner of a MacArthur Foundation grant: As in, the genius award, that gives people with worthy skills and abilities the gift of $500,000 so that they can benefit the country as they see fit. I'm not sure whi[…]

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