Every so often, the nice people at Wesleyan University Press send me presents. One arrived this morning. It is Parabolas of Science Fiction, a collection of academic essays edited by Brian Attebery and Veronica Hollinger. The title seems a little contrived, but the content looks interesting. According to the blurb:
The fourteen original essays in this collection explore how the field of science fiction has developed as a complex of repetitions, influences, arguments, and broad conversations.
The contributors include Gary K. Wolfe, L. Timmel Duchamp, Graham Sleight and Rachel Haywood Ferreira. I’m looking forward to reading it. Also, thank you Wesleyan, I note that for an academic title it is very reasonably priced in ebook and paperback forms, so you lot can check it out too.