American writer of science fiction and fantasy, poet and critical essays. Her thought-provoking novels include The Left Hand of Darkness (1969), which won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, as did The Dispossessed (1974), and Lavinia (2008).
Science fiction was not always a welcoming place for women
Milan Kundera is a playwright and novelist, who was born in Czechoslovakia, but has lived in exile in France since 1975, where he became a naturalized citizen in 1981. He is best known as the author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, and The Jo
Rock critic and cultural commentator Greil Marcus earned a degree in American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Marcus was a columnist and the first reviews editor for Rolling Stone magazine. He also has also written for Creem, the Village Voice and Artforum.
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Critic and writer Luc Sante has been opining about art and culture since the mid-80s.
He frequently contributes to the New York Book Review and has written for the Village Voice. His books include Low Life (1991), Evidence (1992), The Factory of Facts (1998), Walker Evans (1999), and Kill All You