jueves, 10 de abril de 2014

Ebook en oferta: The Science of Herself, de Karen Joy Fowler

La oferta de hoy en Weightless Books es la colección de relatos The Science of Herself de Karen Joy Fowler. Se puede adquirir, sólo durante el día de hoy, por 1,99$ en formato electrónico sin DRM.

Ésta es su sinopsis:
Widely respected in the so-called “mainstream” for her New York Times bestselling novels, Karen Joy Fowler is also a formidable, often controversial, and always exuberant presence in Science Fiction. Here she debuts a provocative new story written especially for this series. Set in the days of Darwin, “The Science of Herself” is a marvelous hybrid of SF and historical fiction: the almost-true story of England’s first female paleontologist who took on the Victorian old-boy establishment armed with only her own fierce intelligence—and an arsenal of dino bones.  
Plus… “The Pelican Bar,” a homely tale of family ties that makes Guantánamo look like summer camp; “The Further Adventures of the Invisible Man,” a droll tale of sports, shoplifting and teen sex; and “The Motherhood Statement,” a quietly angry upending of easy assumptions that shows off Fowler’s deep radicalism and impatience with conservative homilies and liberal pieties alike. And Featuring: our Outspoken Interview in which Fowler prophesies California’s fate, reveals the role of bad movies in good marriages, and intimates that girls just want to have fun (which means make trouble).  
Table of Contents 
The Science of Herself
The Motherhood Statement
The Pelican Bar
More Exuberant Than is Strictly Tasteful: Outspoken Interview by Terry Bisson
The Further Adventures of the Invisible Man

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