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  •  Came out of the blue in the 50's (3+ / 0-)
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    lirtydies, Matt Z, Rick Winrod

    The Lottery was suddenly the best S-F story ever published, despite Ray Bradbury being at the height of his powers.

    The sex of the author made waves too -- just the fact that a woman would write S-F, although many were already slaving in the field.

    ... public service is a privilege. It's not about advantaging yourself, it's not about advancing your friends or your corporate clients.

    by MT Spaces on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 05:56:40 PM PST

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