9 new sci-fi and fantasy books to check out this October

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Lisa Yaszek, professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Literature, Media, and Communication, was recently written about in The Verge. The popular news and culture website included her recent book, The Future is Female!, in its list of new sci-fi and fantasy books to check out in OCtober.

Here's an excerpt: 

Science fiction isn’t usually what first comes to mind when you think Library of America, but the publisher has produced some compilations of authors such as Ursula K. Le Guin, Philip K. Dick, and classic novels from the 1950s. This new anthology edited by Lisa Yaszek pulls together some of the best — and forgotten — female authors from the genre between the 1920s and 1960s. Publishers Weekly gave the book a starred review, saying that it’s an “educational, enjoyable, and significant retrospective of science fiction’s foremothers.

Read the full story here.

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication is a unit of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. 

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Literature, Media, and Communication

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Lisa Yaszek, LMC, The Future is Female
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  • Created On: Oct 2, 2018 - 5:04pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 2, 2018 - 5:04pm