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March 2017
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reviewed: Tropical Fish by Doreen Baingana
This is a collection of eight short stories about the lives of three sisters as girls and young women growing up in Uganda. I...
Tropical Fish: Tales From Entebbe - Doreen Baingana
March 2017
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March 2017
This is the kind of book that Fantasy fans who don't read YA will claim is YA, because the protagonist is the right age and i...
reviewed: The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye
Read through page 332, which is only about a third of the way through this extremely long book, and simply didn't feel any ur...
The Far Pavilions - M.M. Kaye
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For all you history lovers out there.... Leicester City Council's got a sense of fun: (Found on Ben Aaronovich's Twitter ...
January 2017
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reviewed: On the Run by Alice Goffman
A very engaging ethnography - as a college student, the author moved to the inner city and spent her time hanging out with a ...
On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City - Alice Goffman
reviewed: The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Fun, accessible retelling of an epic I'm not familiar with - it's given me a strong starting point; from what I've seen it ap...
The Palace of Illusions - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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reviewed: A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar
Beautiful, slow-paced, sad. Linear storytelling makes it a more accessible starting point than The Winged Histories.
A Stranger in Olondria - Sofia Samatar
The Science of Discworld is an odd sort of Discworld book. Based on the name, I had thought it was going to delve into more ...
reviewed: Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati
Fun historical romance/adventure. This is about as close to a romance novel as I get and I enjoyed that aspect of it (though ...
Into the Wilderness - Sara Donati