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Ellen Bass
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Over the past two decades, Bass's The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (1988), written with Laura Davis, has become one of the standard self-help works for abuse survivors.

Bass's first nonfiction book is a collection of writings by women survivors of abuse: I Never Told Anyone: Writings by Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (co-edited with Louise Thornton).

The end of the world, by man-made or natural disasters, has been a favorite topic of science fiction writers for the last century. In Bangs and Whimpers: Stories about the End of the World (1999), editor James Frenkel collects nineteen apocalyptic tales by noted authors, including Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Connie Willis, and Robert Heinlein.

Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (1932) is a nightmarish vision of what could happen in the future if politics and genetic technology supersede humanity. Huxley's novel depicts...

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