[LMB] The Most Influential Sci-Fi Books Of All Time

B Van Look vanlook19 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 03:07:39 BST 2021

On Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 10:05 AM Jean Lamb <tlambs1138 at charter.net> wrote:

> I respectfully disagree--Suzette Haden Elgin wrote Native Tongue and other
> stories about feminism and languages, and then the Ozark trilogy written in
> High Appalachian. (she had a PhD in linguistics. Like the Patrician of
> Ankh-Morpork, she majored in languages).

And her LiveJournal account (ozarque), before the Alzheimer's/dementia set
in, was FASCINATING. Not just about her books and about language, either.
She'd talk about the process of eldering, and she documented her own
end-of-full functionality until she couldn't anymore.


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