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Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora
Samuel R. Delany, Leone Ross, Evie Shockley, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Darryl A. Smith, Akua Lezli Hope, Ama Patterson, Sheree R. Thomas, Charles W. Chestnutt, Paul D. Miller, Linda Addison, Tony Medina, Robert Fleming, Charles R. Saunders, Jewelle Gomez, Kiini Ibura Sal

I Am Legend

I Am Legend and Other Stories - Richard Matheson, Yuri Rasovsky, Robertson Dean

If this book were broken into two books I would’ve given I Am Legend 4 stars and Other Stories 2. So average 3.


I Am Legend was an interesting story, though extremely mopey at times, particularly in the first half. I liked the slow reveal of the world and Neville’s back-story; the element of mystery was very captivating to me.


The other stories left much to be desired for me, though full disclosure, I listened to the audiobook version of this and the second narrator’s nasally voice was very annoying to me, thus probably detracted from my enjoyment.


I would say read I Am Legend and skip the rest.