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REVIEW: Harry Potter: A History of Magic 

The fascinating exhibit is on display at the New-York Historical Society until January 27, 2019. 

by Betsy Mitchell

Truth Is Change: The Evolution of Octavia Butler's Cover Art 

Octavia Butler's editor looks back at some of the worst — and best — out-of-print covers for the late author's influential books. 

by Betsy Mitchell

Triumphant Musical Adaptation Shows the Power of Butler's Parable of the Sower

One of Octavia E. Butler's editors shares how a new opera highlights the prescience and beauty of the late author's dystopian masterpiece.

by Betsy Mitchell

Philip José Farmer's Books Are More Relevant Than Ever

Thirty years after it first came out, Philip José Farmer's "Dayworld" continues to resonate with modern readers.

by Betsy Mitchell

First Read: “Way Station,” by Clifford D. Simak

Seasoned sci-fi and fantasy editor Betsy Mitchell dives into Clifford Simak's award winning, out-of-this-world read for the very first time.

by Betsy Mitchell

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