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A Magical, Tantalizing Recreation of Historical Space for Queer Black Women: A Review of Nalo Hopkinson’s The Salt Roads

My first thought after beginning to read The Salt Roads by Nalo Hopkinson was “Why did it take me so long to read this book?  It’s SO AWESOME.” My second thought: “Holy crap, there’s lesbian sex twice in the first … Continue reading

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An Unnerving, Challenging Urban Fantasy with Definite Mojo: A Review of Nalo Hopkinson’s Sister Mine

When I was telling my girlfriend about Nalo Hopkinson’s urban fantasy, Sister Mine, she said it sounded like the author was on LSD when she was writing it.  I think that’s a pretty apt description, and I mean that in … Continue reading

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