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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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She fought for a place for women in science.

George and Mary Oppen, c. 1968. Photograph by Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Art, poetry, and the fight against fascism.

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“Beauty has no relation to price, rarity, or age.”

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Suzanne Fischer on E.R. Eddison’s MISTRESS OF MISTRESSES

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Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Well-behaved women seldom make history.

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His YA novels fuse an erudite silliness with real menace.

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She created the Regency Romance.

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Suzanne Fischer on CALIFORNIA BRAILLE

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No layoff
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His name is a watchword for the persecution of radical scientists.

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Her theme was the wobble in the heart of the universe.

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Science fiction inspired her to an incisive, productive anger.

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Teleportation, space travel, and the id.

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His constant concern was the other side of the dark mirror.

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He empowered people to choose to be fooled, for a fee.

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She rationalized factories and kitchens.

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She found her most popular book untruthful.