Extra(ordinary) People

Extra(ordinary) People is a 1984 collection of feminist science fiction stories by Joanna Russ. The novella "Souls" won the 1983 Hugo Award for the best novella.

Extra(ordinary) People
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AuthorJoanna Russ
Cover artistGreg Scott
CountryUnited States
GenreScience fiction
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
Publication date
April 1984
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Pages161 pp


  • "Souls" (1982) novella, originally published in F&SF, January 1982.
  • "The Mystery of the Young Gentleman" (1982) novelette, originally published in Speculations ed. by Isaac Asimov and Alice Laurence
  • "Bodies" (1984) novelette.
  • "What Did You Do During the Revolution, Grandma?" (1983) novelette, originally published in The Seattle Review, Spring 1983.
  • "Everyday Depressions" (1984) short story.

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