Octavia's Brood

Octavia's Brood Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

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Synopsis

Whenever we imagine a world without war or injustice, we are engaging in speculative fiction. Radicals and activists devote their lives to envisioning such worlds, and then go about trying to create them. This collection brings together 20 such stories, as well as essays by Tananarive Due and Mumia Abu-Jamal. Named for the great Octavia Butler, giant of science fiction and a rare woman of colour in her field, this engaging and enlightening collection is the first book to explore the connections between radical science fiction and movements for social change.

Book information

ISBN: 9781849352093
Publisher: Ak Press
Imprint: AK Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 813.087620806
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 4401
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 318g
Height: 142mm
Width: 204mm
Spine width: 25mm