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"Ah, our digital age strikes again! Getting lazy, sound bites, too much trouble, talk later, or not. Food. "
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"Jen, You've been on a classics orgy! How are you doing? Any compulsions to start writing plays or walk distractedly under half-lit streetlights while...more "
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"I am so there! Let me know when the train leaves for this place! "
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"Now there a woman with a libido! "
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"I LOVE Simon W's work. His "Map That Changed the World" was not only brilliant, but the book cover was worth the price of the book alone. It unfolded...more "
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Princess by Jean Sasson
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Remember Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale? This is the real handmaid's tale. First published in 1992, it has been reissued in paperback. While some of the facts cited about women's lives in Saudi Arabia may have changed since then, most of the s...more
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Graceling by Kristin Cashore
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A young adult SF/Fantasy novel. Certain people are born with a Grace, or gift. Katsa, a young girl, carries the gift of killing. Cashore knows her audience well, and keeps the focus on Katsa's struggles to master her gift and use it for something she...more
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The Ten Thousand by Paul Kearney
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If you like SF/Fantasy military sagas, Kearney gets it right. He bases his military knowledge on the ancient Greek and Macedonian armies--particularly the Macedonian elite troops of Alexander the Great. In his story, his troops are called the Macht,...more
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The Illustrated Virago Book of Women Travellers by Mary Morris
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Gorgeous book--featuring the lives of intrepid women who decided to see things for themselves, starting with the Lady Montagu in the 1700s. You'll find a lot of your favorite women here--Rebecca West, Beryl Markham, M.F.K. Fisher, Annie Dillard, and...more
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