Image of the week: Richard Powers

Plus, fandoms and an unpublished Richard Hescox

Top image this week is this 1976 cover by Richard Powers for The Word for World is Forest, by Ursula K. Le Guin:

It’s a beauty! Great example of the “mannikins” that Powers would often use. The mannikins are the human-like figures at the bottom of the cover above — They’re defined by being a sort of a surrogate for the human life within the dream-like se…

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