I’ve been hearing about the book as a great example of science fiction by a black author and decided to pick it up. Luckily, my library had the novellas collected into a single book.
Published: 2019 as a collection, 2015-2017 as novellas
Genre: 358 pages
Setting: mostly the desert African city of Himba, and the planet Oozma Uni
Summary: Short version: Binti’s event-filled life after she’s accepted to an off-world school Continue reading
Green sea turtle in Graham’s Harbor
This is my next review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award. This story was also nominated for the Nebula and Hugo Short Story awards.
Published: February, 2018 in Apex Magazine (read for free online at that link)
Setting: a rural South library, present day
Summary: Short version: A librarian has to decide if she will give a boy the locked away book he needs. Continue reading