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How Long 'til Black Future Month?

By N. K. Jemisin
How Long 'til Black Future Month? by N. K. Jemisin digital book - Fable

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Three-time Hugo Award winner and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption that sharply examine modern society in her first collection of short fiction, which includes never-before-seen stories.

"Marvelous and wide-ranging." -- Los Angeles Times"Gorgeous" -- NPR Books"Breathtakingly imaginative and narratively bold." -- Entertainment Weekly

Spirits haunt the flooded streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In a parallel universe, a utopian society watches our world, trying to learn from our mistakes. A black mother in the Jim Crow South must save her daughter from a fey offering impossible promises. And in the Hugo award-nominated short story "The City Born Great," a young street kid fights to give birth to an old metropolis's soul.

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Thinking Face“This is a powerful selection of works. Many I wish were longer but most are long enough to keep the reader satisfied.”
Diverse charactersMulti-layered charactersBeautifully writtenDescriptive writingTwistyBeautiful settingDark settingThought-provokingRacismViolence
Thinking Face“All the stories were excellent and I can't wait for each to become fleshed out into its own world. My faves were the one about NYC, the memory restaurant, the magician cook and.... I don't even know... They were all my favorites in different ways.”
Multi-layered charactersBeautifully writtenOriginal writingThought-provoking

About N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn author who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel for The Fifth Season, which was also a New York Times Notable Book of 2015. She previously won the Locus Award for her first novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, and her short fiction and novels have been nominated multiple times for Hugo, World Fantasy, Nebula, and RT Reviewers' Choice awards, and shortlisted for the Crawford and the James Tiptree, Jr. awards. She is a science fiction and fantasy reviewer for the New York Times, and you can find her online at nkjemisin.com.

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