Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand

by Samuel R. Delany | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 9780819567147 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 1/30/2024
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Tuesday, January 30, 2024
I got this softcover from a local Savers thrift shop, taking advantage of discount-for-seniors day, and was pleased to have another release copy.

While I didn't love it as much as I did Dhalgren, it had lots of intriguing, sometimes disturbing aspects, including concepts of slavery, informed consent, global cataclysms, and One True Love that may actually be more manipulative than expected. Great world-building details, often quite surreal, sometimes sweetly home-like...

[There's a TV Tropes page on Delany and some of his work.]

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Friday, February 23, 2024

Released 1 mo ago (2/23/2024 UTC) at Nashua, New Hampshire USA

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I'm adding this book to the To the Stars: A Science Fiction Bookbox 3.0, which will be on its way to its next stop soon. Hope everyone enjoys the selection!

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** Released for the 2024 Science Fiction challenge. **

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