Across the Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writers
Ten writers whose works have a significant influence on the genre over the past quarter-century speak about their works, their backgrounds, and their aesthetic impulses, discussing New Wave, cyberpunk, hard vs. soft SF, and the viability of science fiction as a means of suggesting political, radical, and sexual agendas. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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