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The machine stops by

I came across mention of this story over on Metafilter and, while I have heard of Forster I’ve never read1 any of their works so I...

White women LOL by

Read it online at The Oprah Magazine A short story showing that racism is a whole lot more complicated than your stance on white supremacists. I...

All the Rage

Most great activists—from Ida B. Wells to Dolores Huerta to Harvey Milk to Bill McKibben—are motivated by love, first of all. If they are angry, they...

Geraldine DeRuiter

I thought my bully deserved an awful life. But then he had one. I never thought I could feel empathy for the boy who tormented me...

The non-binary brain

Misogynists are fascinated by the idea that human brains are biologically male or female. But they’ve got the science wrong Willingham, Emily, The non-binary brain. Aeon....

The Blue Place by

When you read that a series of books are “brilliant and heartbreaking and made of awesome sauce and everybody should read them but go into them...

The Glad Hosts by

Read the short story online at Lackington’s and then the discussion on metafilter. Mai is a colonist on Shanti, entranced with this alien world and its...

Science fiction now and tomorrow

Science fiction now and tomorrow via The Guardian books podcast: Science fiction now and tomorrow | Books | guardian.co.uk. Lauren Beukes, author of hard-boiled SF thriller...

Watch this man — www.lrb.co.uk

‘enlightened foreign administration once provided by self-confident Englishmen in jodhpurs and pith helmets’. via Watch this man — www.lrb.co.uk — Readability.