51: My Real Children

Can a book with a moon-base in it be science fiction, but not because of the moon-base? If an interesting narrative structure combined with thoughtful, well-rounded characterization in a setting rich with recent history don’t make a novel “literary,” what would? And is “super Sophie’s Choice” a silly, point-missing blurb even if Ursula K. Le Guin wrote it?

The Sometime Seminar discusses My Real Children (2014), a wonderful alternate (or alternating?) history novel by Jo Walton.

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