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Lavie Tidhar - The School Lavie Tidhar has self-published a short story called The School on his own blog.

The School has a go at a number of right-wing mindsets, thought patterns, and associated SF authors who use them in their books. I found it neither subtle nor very clever; but, as some commentator pointed out, a good long look at who us pushing what unsavoury theory in SF might well be overdue, so I give Lavie credit from that point of view; and cannot fault him for trying and pointing at something a lot of people frequently would prefer to ignore.

Also, whilst this was turned down by major publications for SF short stories because some people got cold feet at the implicatinos of publishing the names named - yes, it might well be, and I could see why, but I don't think that this is unpublishable, and that thus the tag line of The Story They Wouldn't Publish is overly melodramatic.

But make up your own mind - the story, in full, can be found here.

 

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Thomas Pynchon – Gravity’s Rainbow

 

Ken MacLeod - Cosmonaut Keep

 

Peter Watts - Blindsight

 

Lavie Tidhar - Central Station


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Doris Lessing – The Sirian Experiments

 

S.P. Somtow – I Wake from a Dream of a Drowned Star City

 

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Somtow Sucharitkul - The Throne of Madness

 

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