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4 April 2011

[Article by  JoSelle Vanderhooft]

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ARTICLE: An Interview with Nisi Shawl, by JoSelle Vanderhooft

Science can preserve heritage as well as discover and explore it. A proper scientific approach can relieve us from prejudices that block us from understanding our cultural heritage.

COLUMN: Race, Again, Still, by Nisi Shawl

Sometimes race is the official topic of a given conversation, and sometimes it isnít. For many of us, though, race is always on our minds, in our hearts, at the tips of our tongues. It canít not be.

FICTION: Pataki (Part 1 of 2), by Nisi Shawl

Now, though, a new leaf. A new life. A new career as a diviner. Rianne's ancestors had told her to take on any clients that came her way.

POETRY: Medical History, by F.J. Bergmann

They say it is always sunny in there, although there are / clouds on the horizon. Occasionally someone will claim / to see mountains in the distance, and once a child said / he saw the turrets of a tiny city beyond the faraway hills.

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews, posted three times a week

Monday: Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories 3, reviewed by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
Wednesday: Meeks by Julia Holmes, reviewed by L. Timmel Duchamp
Friday: The Secret History of Fantasy, edited by Peter S. Beagle, reviewed by Chris Kammerud