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28 books reviewed. 14 by women. 14 by men. F/T = 0.50
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Venue	              Reviews 

Locus	                 296	                 271	
SFX	                 199	
James Nicoll Reviews '14 150      
James Nicoll Reviews '15 131
Romantic Times	         127
Strange Horizons	 115	
Interzone                 79     
io9	                  74	
F&SF	                  59	 
Vector	                  59	
Analog	                  58	 
Asimov's	          47	 
NYRSF	                  45	
Science Fiction Studies	  43	
Foundation	          29	
CSZ	                  22	
LARB	                  17
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There's an autoplaying video at the other end of the link.

No one was more influential — or more terrifying, some would say — than Paul R. Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist. His 1968 book, “The Population Bomb,” sold in the millions with a jeremiad that humankind stood on the brink of apocalypse because there were simply too many of us. Dr. Ehrlich’s opening statement was the verbal equivalent of a punch to the gut: “The battle to feed all of humanity is over.” He later went on to forecast that hundreds of millions would starve to death in the 1970s, that 65 million of them would be Americans, that crowded India was essentially doomed, that odds were fair “England will not exist in the year 2000.” Dr. Ehrlich was so sure of himself that he warned in 1970 that “sometime in the next 15 years, the end will come.” By “the end,” he meant “an utter breakdown of the capacity of the planet to support humanity.”


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