Column: On the Marches of Dreamland: Review: Menial: Skilled Labor in Science Fiction

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This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series On the Marches of Dreamland

By Randy Stafford

Jennings, Kelly and Darrach, Shay, eds. Menial: Skilled Labor in Science Fiction. Crossed Genres Publications, 2013. USD $11.95. ISBN 0615705618.

What I wanted from this anthology was what I call “a day at work” stories, science fiction tales that don’t have the usual glamorous and exciting heroes: scientists, cops, criminals, diplomats, hackers, doctors, and engineers. I wanted people, as the book’s …

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