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Madame Bovary
Gustave Flaubert, Lydia Davis
Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse, Hilda Rosner
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays (Collected Essays)
Henry David Thoreau
The Children Star
Joan Slonczewski
Manstealing for Fat Girls
Michelle Embree
Undersong: Chosen Poems Old and New
Audre Lorde
Radio Crackling, Radio Gone
Lisa Olstein
Radiant Days
Elizabeth Hand
Mythmakers and Lawbreakers: Anarchist Writers on Fiction
Margaret Killjoy, Kim Stanley Robinson
Footnotes in Gaza
Joe Sacco
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Gustave Flaubert, Lydia Davis
Hermann Hesse, Hilda Rosner
Joan Slonczewski
Michelle Embree
Elizabeth Hand
Margaret Killjoy, Kim Stanley Robinson
Joe Sacco
February 2013
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reviewed: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Gorgeous. Read this book! I cried and laughed. If I get it together I will write a proper review, but for now, take this as m...
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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February 2013
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reviewed: Adaptation
So fun! Don't be put off by the cover design.
Adaptation - Malinda Lo
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February 2013
02
reviewed: Oddly Normal: One Family's Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms with His Sexuality
Mixed feelings about this one. I wanted less of the father and more of the queer kid's experience, especially since the fathe...
Oddly Normal: One Family's Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms with His Sexuality - John Schwartz
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January 2013
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reviewed: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel
Oh how this book made me sad. Having worked for years in bookstores, one glorious bookstore in San Francisco (what's up Dog E...
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan
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January 2013
10
reviewed: Alif the Unseen
I read this going to sleep so many nights in a row that I'm not sure what was in the book and what I dreamed. Lots of interes...
Alif the Unseen - G. Willow Wilson
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December 2012
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reviewed: I Remember
Just started. Feeling anxious and competitive in my love for Joe Brainard but completely won over by the very first "I rememb...
I Remember - Shane Allison
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December 2012
11
reviewed: Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders
THROUGH THE VALLEY... starts in 2007 and shoots decades into the future; I read four or five hundred pages before I saw anyth...
Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders - Samuel R. Delany
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November 2012
10
reviewed: The Revisionists
I don't know if this is fake science fiction or a novel that's mildly tinged with fantasy. The conceit was enough to interest...
The Revisionists - Thomas Mullen
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November 2012
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October 2012
19
reviewed: Zazen
Well I can tell how much this book was marketed to me by the sheer number of my categories I think it fits. Also by the sheer...
Zazen - Vanessa Veselka
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October 2012
07
reviewed: Sugar Rush
Okay I re-read this (10/12) because I'd forgotten I'd read it (in 10/9/10) and it was actually quite gripping, like an episod...
Sugar Rush - Julie Burchill
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October 2012
06
reviewed: Don't Let Me Go
I'm not sure this is actually YA but it seems to be. Or maybe romance? Not really my jam but compelling in its way.
Don't Let Me Go - J.H. Trumble
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October 2012
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September 2012
29
reviewed: Telegraph Avenue: A Novel
Eh. I loved Kavalier and Klay but have never really been able to get into any of Chabon's other books. I started reading this...
Telegraph Avenue: A Novel - Michael Chabon
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September 2012
28
reviewed: Above World
Fun feminist post-human YA science fiction about two friends, Aluna and Hoku, who have to leave their undersea world to save ...
Above World - Jenn Reese
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September 2012
12
reviewed: Shatter Me
Ack. I wish this was better. Mafi makes some interesting literary moves (redaction, etc) & there are moments of enjoyable wri...
Shatter Me - Tahereh Mafi
reviewed: The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us
This book contains some Chaz Bono-level anecdotal evidence about the effects of testosterone on behavior. I kind of wanted to...
The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us - James W. Pennebaker
reviewed: Smoketown: A Novel
Can't get into it. Will try again at some point.
Smoketown - Tenea D. Johnson
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