Dark Matter: Reading the Bones by Ihsan Bracy, Jill Robinson, Walter Mosley, Douglas Kearney, Andrea Hairston, Kiini Ibura Salaam, David Findlay, Charles Johnson, Kalamu ya Salaam, Tyehimba Jess, Jewelle L. Gómez, Kevin Brockenbrough, Ibi Zoboi, Wanda Coleman, Tananarive Due, Nalo Hopkinson, W.E.B. Du Bois, Pam Noles, Samuel R. Delany, Cherene Sherrard, Carol Cooper, Henry Dumas, Nnedi Okorafor

416 pages first pub 2000 (editions)

fiction science science fiction adventurous slow-paced


- Dark Matter is the first and only series to bring together the works of black SF and fantasy writers. The first volume was published in Aspect hardcover in 7/00 and trade paperback in 7/01. It was featured in the "New York Times, which named it ...

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