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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
"In a world where a highly virulent and fatal flu has wiped out most of the population, Kirsten Raymonde wonders between settlements around the Great Lakes with the Traveling Symphony, a band of musicians and actors who perform Shakespeare and musi..." Read more of this review »
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Designers & Dragons by Shannon Appelcline
"Beware thou weary reader, for herein lies waaay the fuck more than you ever need to know about the beginnings of fantasy role playing games.

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Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
Kindred
by Octavia E. Butler
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Writing about literature shouldn't make intangible feelings obvious ones. It shouldn't pantomime nuance, or float those subtleties an author steeped into the novel’s tone. This is how it is to write about Kindred, a story rife (for any time) with ach ...more
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Guy Gavriel Kay
“The heart has its own laws... and the truth is... the truth is that you are the law of mine.”
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John Banville
“All my life I have lied. I lied to escape, I lied to be loved, I lied for placement and power; I lied to lie. It was a way of living; lies are life's almost-anagram.”
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Ian McDonald
“Mr. Durukan, if God is dead then everything is conspiracy.”
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“If you love me as you say you do,' she whispered, 'make it so that I am at peace.”
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