Such Abnormal Activity: On “The Best of R. A. Lafferty”

THE FUTURE OF THE PAST is not good business, or so might a science fiction fan conclude when they survey a typical American bookstore. You’ll find few titles more than 40 years old on the shelves, and those present are usually by Ursula K. Le Guin, Frank Herbert, Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, or Arthur […] The post Such Abnormal Activity: On “The Best of R. A. Lafferty” appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-08-03 19:00:30 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 18:30:57 UTC ]
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[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-11-12 16:08:37 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2019-10-01 16:38:36 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2019-09-19 18:48:19 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 20:59:10 UTC ]
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