Attention students: Looking for critical discussions of
Hominids? See the article by Warren G. Rochelle
in SFRA Review, a publication of the
Science Fiction Research Association, issue #258 (May-June 2002);
full text is available as a PDF document (see page 17).
Hominids is also discussed in
The Gospel According to Science Fiction
by Gabriel McKee (Westminster John Knox Press, 2007), and in the
essay "The Science and Religion Dialogue in the Science Fiction
of Robert J. Sawyer" by Valerie Broege in
The Everyday Fantastic: Essays on Science Fiction and Human Being,
Michael Berman, editor (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008).
See also this in-depth discussion of the whole
Neanderthal Parallax trilogy: "Double Vision: Robert Sawyer's
Utopian Dystopia" by Richard Parent in
The New York Review of Science Fiction, June 2004,
And the entirety of Chapter 18, "The Myth of the Wandering Nomad,"
in the 2016 book Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit issues in Canada
by Chelsea Vowel (HighWater Press, 2016) is devoted to the positive
discussion of Indigenous peoples in Hominids.