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“The Robot Scientist’s Daughter” is out now! – Reviews are coming in…

The Robot Scientists Daughter front cover

Today marks the official release of Jeannine Hall Gailey’s The Robot Scientist’s Daughter. Mayapple Press is proud to have published this fascinating book and we are happy that other respected voices in the literary field agree with us. It’s a pretty special work.

…her most haunting and masterful book yet

is the conclusion arrived at by Mary McMyne, reviewing The Robot Scientist’s Daughter at TheRumpus.net

… not only a story, but a delicate, balanced meditation on truth, family, nature, and power.

writes Donna Vyrreyer, reviewing The Robot Scientist’s Daughter in Poetry International

There are more reviews coming and we’re confident they will be just as interesting as these. In fact, here are a couple of others:
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The Robot Scientist’s Daughter – Jeannine Hall Gailey

The Robot Scientists Daughter front cover

Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 80 pages
2015, ISBN: 978-1-936419-42-5 $15.95 + S&H

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Dazzling in its descriptions of a natural world imperiled by the hidden dangers of our nuclear past, this book presents a girl in search of the secrets of survival. In The Robot Scientist’s Daughter, Jeannine Hall Gailey creates for us a world of radioactive wasps, cesium in the sunflowers, and robotic daughters. She conjures the intricate menace of the nuclear family and nuclear history, juxtaposing surreal cyborgs, mad scientists from fifties horror flicks and languid scenes of

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