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"I've reached the point where I hate reading books on paper. Here I am trying to make notes, and I have to dog-ear the page!" Sep 24, 2014 04:41PM

 

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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
Ancillary Justice
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There's been a lot of hype about this book, and I'd have to agree it's all deserved.

From Leckie's handling of gender (about which more than enough has been said — I'll only say it's brilliant), to her "ancillaries" — biological (once-human) appendage
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