Today in Book News: NPR Books does the happy nerd dance, because two newly discovered Octavia Butler stories are about to be released! Butler, who died in 2006, wrote genre-breaking science fiction at a time when it was almost exclusively the preserve of white men. Butler’s longtime agent Merrilee Heifetz found the two early stories among Butler’s papers at the Huntington Library
Also today: Junot Diaz on the unbearable whiteness of MFA programs, and Satuday is Free Comic Book Day.  
Read more here.

Today in Book News: NPR Books does the happy nerd dance, because two newly discovered Octavia Butler stories are about to be released! Butler, who died in 2006, wrote genre-breaking science fiction at a time when it was almost exclusively the preserve of white men. Butler’s longtime agent Merrilee Heifetz found the two early stories among Butler’s papers at the Huntington Library

Also today: Junot Diaz on the unbearable whiteness of MFA programs, and Satuday is Free Comic Book Day.  

Read more here.

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