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Ocatvia Butler died this week. She was a wonderful author. Her Xenogenisis series is amazing.

You will be missed.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octavia_Butler
 
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This is sad news. I haven't read any of her work, but her influence was pretty strong. Plus, she was one of a very few African-Americans working in science fiction.
 
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Holy crap. I love Xenogenesis, and have read it 3-4 times since I first got it back in the early 90's.

RIP.
 
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Rather tragic, yes. From what I read, it was rather sudden and accidental. I've read one of her books, Kindred. Pretty powerful and topical stuff for what was being called Science Fiction.
 
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Sad indeed. I loved Parable of the Sower.

A lot of great books will not get written.
 
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