Margot Lee Shetterly
Year of publication: 2016
Margot Lee Shetterly HIDDEN FIGURES The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race DEDICATION To my parents, Margaret G. Lee and Robert B. LeeIII, and to all of the women at the NACA and NASA who offered their shoulders to stand on AUTHORS NOTE Negro. Colored. Indian. Girls. Though some readers might find the language of Hidden Figures discordant to their modern ears, Ive made every attempt to remain true to the time period, and to the ...
Keywords: Cold War NACA NASA racism space race
Philip K Dick
Year of publication: 1953
TONY and the BEETLES by Philip K. Dick Reddish-yellow sunlight filtered through the thick quartz windows into the sleep-compartment. Tony Rossi yawned, stirred a little, then opened his black eyes and sat up quickly. With one motion he tossed the covers back and slid to the warm metal floor. He clicked off his alarm clock and hurried to the closet. It looked like a nice day. The landscape outside was motionless, undisturbed by winds or dust-shift. The boys heart pounded excitedly. He pulled his ...
Keywords: Boys -- Fiction Racism -- Fiction Science fiction Short Stories Space colonies -- Fiction War stories
Marek S Huberath
Year of publication: 2014
Marek S. Huberath NEST OF WORLDS Translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel The Only Version All things defined, distinct. Black and white, zero and one. Here is song and song alone. 1 The thuds of the stabilizers stopped the plane came to rest on the runway. The roar of the engines changed in tone and finally died. But the thunder continued in Gaveins head its incessancy now turned into a migraine. Over the loudspeaker, the pilot gave them the time in Davabel. The trip had taken thirty-six ...
Keywords: Alternate world Dystopian Eastern European fiction Ethics metafiction Metaphysics Polish fiction Racism Science Fiction