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Talks and Essays
A non fiction book by

SIDELINES offers Lois McMaster Bujold's nonfiction, over the course of three decades, on the many facets of writing and a writer's life, on art, literature, society, cultural differences and some revelations about her own life, family and how they influenced her.

In this beautifully written series of speeches, travelogues, articles, introductions and less formal pieces, multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner Bujold shares her views on a wide variety of subjects, with grace, humor, and at times startling insight. A welcome companion to Lois McMaster Bujold's science fiction and fantasy, by the author whom Booklist called "one of sf's outstanding talents."

"Bujold continues to prove what marvels genius can create out of basic space operatics."
- Library Journal

"Bujold is not just a master of plot, she is a master of emotion."
- SF Site

"Bujold is one of the best writers of SF adventure to come along in years."
- Locus Magazine

"A superb craftsman and stylist, Ms. Bujold is well on her way to becoming one of the great voices of speculative fiction."
- Rave Reviews

"Boy, can she write!"
- Anne McCaffrey

"Bujold has a gift, nearly unique in science fiction, for the comedy of manners."
- Chicago Sun Times

"Superb far-future saga."
- Publishers Weekly on the 'Vorkosigan' series

Bujold's "work remains among the most enjoyable and rewarding in contemporary SF."
- Publishers Weekly

"Bujold is also head and shoulders above the ruck of current fantasists as well as science-fictionists."
- Booklist

about the author:
Lois McMaster Bujold was born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction. She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children. She began writing with the aim of professional publication in 1982. She wrote three novels in three years; in October of 1985, all three sold to Baen Books, launching her career. Bujold went on to write many other books for Baen, mostly featuring her popular character Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his family, friends, and enemies. Her books have been translated into twenty-one languages. Her fantasy from Eos includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife series.


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Title: Sidelines: Talks and Essays
Author(s): Lois McMaster Bujold
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