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Nom Nom Paleo by Michelle Tam
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
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Even though I have no interest whatsoever in the paleo diet or it's dubious anthropology (aside from the fact that all paleo food is helpfully gluten-free), this book was completely worth adding to my library. The recipes really are genuinely nom-tas...more
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Redshirts
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It's worth reading just for the hilarious send-up of bad science fiction tropes, but it goes beyond mere parody to be also quite a good story. I'd say more but my brain seems to have died
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As historical fiction it's wonderful. Wishart expertly uses detail, setting, and a modern voice to allow the reader to feel what life was like in Rome at the height of the empire in a way that is always interesting and never pedantic. The main charac...more
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