8 Fantastic Feminist Science Fiction Books: Today in Critical Linking

 

Despite what you might think, there’s more to science fiction than Frank Herbert, Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick, and the straight white guys they wrote about — a lot more. Because women not only kick ass in real life, but in the fictional future too, here are eight feminist science fiction books to add to your reading list.

Relevant to Book Riot’s collective interest: 8 Fantastic Feminist Science Fiction Books.

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The famous musician has been privately writing the book, named Born To Run after one of his most famous songs, for the last seven years, according to the publisher. The title promises to give the reader a glimpse inside Springsteen’s mind, as well as reveal the personal struggles which inspired his best work. It will be published in hardcover, e-book, and audio by Simon & Schuster in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and India on 27th September 2016.

Bruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuce.

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But for some of us who have read the series as adults, there’s more going on in these books. Harry Potter is clearly about much more than just wish fulfillment. It’s also about the horrors of war, the pain of loss, and most especially the emotional scars that are inflicted by prolonged trauma.

Is the Harry Potter series, at its course, about PTSD?

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Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird is heading to Broadway in a new adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin. Producer Scott Rudin said the play will be staged during the 2017-18 season under the direction of Tony award winner Bartlett Sher, who is represented on Broadway now with revivals of The King and I and Fiddler on the Roof. No casting was revealed.

I am excited and nervous about this.

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