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A Sci-Fi Writer from the Stonewall Generation

Samuel Delany's new memoir is called The Motion of Light in Water. Delany sees himself as part of newer, left-of-center generation of science fiction writers. He joins Fresh Air to talk about his position in the margins as a genre writer and a black gay man, his dyslexia, and his perspective on the AIDS epidemic.

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Other segments from the episode on August 9, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 9, 1988: Interview with Samuel R. Delany; Commentary on Eddie Cochran; Interview with Don DeLillo; Review of Amos Tutola's novels "Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark…

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