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Among Others by Jo Walton – III

I had said that Le Guin’s worlds were real because her people were so real, and he said yes, but the people were so real because they were the people the worlds would have produced. If you put Ged to grow up on Anarres or Shevek in Earthsea, they wouldn’t be the same people, the backgrounds made the people.

 

Walton, Jo. Among Others. New York: Tor, 2011.

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Among Others by Jo Walton – II

What I mean is, when I look at other people, other girls in school, and see what they like and what they’re happy with and what they want, I don’t feel as if I’m part of their species. And sometimes–sometimes I don’t care.

 

Walton, Jo. Among Others. New York: Tor, 2011.

Among Others by Jo Walton – I

Interlibrary loans are a wonder of the world and a glory of civilization.

Libraries really are wonderful. They’re better than bookshops, even. I mean bookshops make a profit on selling you books, but libraries just sit there lending you books quietly out of the goodness of their hearts.

 

Walton, Jo. Among Others. New York: Tor, 2011.