A friend bought me a used copy of Bill Fawcett's Cats in Space and Other Places anthology of cat stories, which clearly came from a cat-owning home, as Nekojii immediately set about rubbing his face on the pages. It's mostly famous stories by famous writers – Heinlein, Leiber, McCaffrey, Cordwainer Smith; familiar to SF readers but worth re-reading. (In fact, this anthology probably isn't the best place to discover a story like Arthur C. Clarke's "Who's There?", which wants readers to forget there's a cat in the story until the big twist, or C. J. Cherryh's "Chanur's Homecoming", a novel chapter that's incomprehensible without its context.)... Read More
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Cats in space - and Tennessee (03 Jan 2016 | Tags: what i'm reading, science fiction, fantasy, david drake)
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