Topic: book reviews


Exploring Disability and Technological ‘Cures’ in Science Fiction

Science fiction as a genre has the unique ability, though not always exercised, to break free of current social norms and explore entirely new possibilities ... [ more ]

Science fiction as a genre has the unique ability, though not always exercised, to break ... [ more ]

Science fiction as a genre has the unique ability, though not always exercised, to break free of current social norms ... [ more ]

Contributors Pick the Best of 2014

Each year I ask the Gender Focus contributors about some of their highlights from the past year. Here are their favourite books, movies, causes, ... [ more ]

Each year I ask the Gender Focus contributors about some of their highlights from ... [ more ]

Each year I ask the Gender Focus contributors about some of their highlights from the past year. Here are ... [ more ]

Review: The Queer Cultural Work of Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner

It is incredible: the way in which queer theory explains so poignantly the cultural phenomenon of Jane Wagner and Lily Tomlin’s art.  [ more ]

It is incredible: the way in which queer theory explains so poignantly the cultural ... [ more ]

It is incredible: the way in which queer theory explains so poignantly the cultural phenomenon of Jane Wagner and ... [ more ]

Review and Interview: Snow White Red-Handed by Maia Chance

Snow White Red-Handed is the first in a series of new mystery novels that follows the adventures of Ophelia Flax, a young woman of ... [ more ]

Snow White Red-Handed is the first in a series of new mystery novels that ... [ more ]

Snow White Red-Handed is the first in a series of new mystery novels that follows the adventures of Ophelia ... [ more ]

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Free-Diving Off the Banks of Normal: A Review of Debbie Taylor’s Herring Girl

Debbie Taylor’s release of Herring Girl takes us where we’re not yet comfortable but dying to go: beyond normal. The novel interweaves lives, past ... [ more ]

Debbie Taylor’s release of Herring Girl takes us where we’re not yet comfortable but ... [ more ]

Debbie Taylor’s release of Herring Girl takes us where we’re not yet comfortable but dying to go: beyond normal. ... [ more ]

What 1950s Sci-Fi Movies Can Tell Us About Gender Roles Then and Now

1950s B-films like The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, or The Pod People, might seem to be pure fantasy, ... [ more ]

1950s B-films like The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, ... [ more ]

1950s B-films like The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, or The Pod People, might ... [ more ]