A Handful of Earth, a Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia E. Butler by Lynell George
My rating: 2 of 5 stars
I was a bit disappointed with this book, but that's possibly because I had unrealistic expectations for it. I knew it was far too short to be a comprehensive biography, but I was hoping to get a bit more detail about Butler's life and how she wrote her books. There is some of both of those topics in this book, but it seems for the most part to be shallow and quickly skimmed over. Octavia E. Butler is crying out for an in-depth biography and analysis of her work, and I hope someday she gets one. This isn't it.
(Actually this is probably more what I'm thinking of.)
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