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From Barsoom to Malacandra

From Barsoom to Malacandra: Musings on Things Past and Things to Come by John C. Wright

A collection of essays.  Mostly centered on specific works of science fiction, but touching on issues of aesthetics and writing, and broader questions of philosophy.  Differences between science fiction and fantasy and between soft SF and hard SF.  Introducing his children to books.  And more.
Tags: how-to-write books, lit crit, non-fiction: essays, non-fiction: philosophy
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