8 Science Fiction Books by Women

In 1818, Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus, which is considered by many to be the first true science fiction novel. Since then, many women have written other great science fiction. Unfortunately, too much of it was either not published, because it was written by women, or their work was not recognized as science…
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Remembering the Future: Chicago’s Century of Progress World’s Fair

This One Book, One Chicago season we've been imagining the future, but we are not the first Chicagoans to do so. Eighty-five years ago, Chicago hosted its second major World's Fair, the Century of Progress. Opened in 1933, and held again in 1934, the fair commemorated a hundred years since the 1833 incorporation of Chicago…
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