Octavia E. Butler’s classic, Kindred is a work that transcends genre. I hadn’t read it before, but I freaking loved it.

Show Notes

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Here are the links relating to the episode:

Here’s a link to the official Octavia Butler website.  Check it out, they keep it updated with news.

A BBC article on why Octavia E. Butler’s novels are still relevant today.

The New Yorker has a great article on Butler’s political prescience.

The New York Public Library has a list of Butler’s books and where to start, in case my telling you to start with Kindred doesn’t convince you.

NPR usually has amazing articles and I love being able to link them here.  This one is about Butler writing herself into her works.