The Zanzibar Cat

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Arkham House Publishers, 1983 - Fiction - 244 pages
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Russ's first collection, published first by Arkham House and then by, of all publishers, Baen. A more variable collection than I'd been expecting, perhaps because it contained so many of her early stories. I reviewed it for SF Mistressworks: https:// Read full review

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The first two stories in this collection are great. "When It Changed" is the classic SF trope of astronauts (male) arriving on the planet of the Amazons, inverted because it is from the point of view ... Read full review


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Joanna Russ was born in New York City on February 22, 1937. She received a degree in English from Cornell University in 1957 and a MFA in playwriting from the Yale Drama School in 1960. She taught at various colleges and universities during her lifetime including a long stint at the University of Washington in Seattle. She was a critic and science fiction writer best known for books of criticism such as The Female Man (1975) and How to Suppress Women's Writing (1984) as well as the novel And Chaos Died (1970). She died on April 29, 2011 at the age of 74.

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