Staff Picks

Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia Butler

November 9, 2012

For fans of: 1984 by George Orwell, Ursula Le Guin, Margaret Atwood. 

A perfect introduction for new readers and a must-have for avid fans, this New York Times Notable Book includes "Bloodchild," winner of both the Hugo and the Nebula awards and "Speech Sounds," winner of the Hugo Award...Like all of Octavia Butler’s best writing, these works of the imagination are parables of the contemporary world. She proves constant in her vigil, an unblinking pessimist hoping to be proven wrong, and one of contemporary literature’s strongest voices.