Nnedi Okorafor – Binti (2015)

Nnedi Okorafor‘s novella Binti was first published by Tor.com in 2015.

Binti tells the story of a sixteen-year-old who leaves her tribe to embark on a trip to a university in a different part of the galaxy.

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Binti (Binti, #1)Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
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M. John Harrison – Tourism (2004)

M. John Harrison’s short story Tourism was first published in 2004. I read this in the Mammoth Book of New SF, Eighteenth Annual Edition, edited by Gardner Dozois.

Tourism is a bizarre space opera story which gives a brief glimpse into a bar on a far-off planet.

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Molly Gloss – Lambing Season (2002)

Molly Gloss‘s short story Lambing Season was first published by Asimov’s Magazine in July 2002. I read it in The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Twentieth Annual Collection, from 2003, edited by Gardner Dozois.

Lambing Season is a first contact story about a sheepherder who stumbles across the wreckage of an alience spacecraft.

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