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The Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk
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Sixty Days and Counting by Kim Stanley Robinson
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Excellent, gripping tale of scientists, politicians, secret agents and buddhist monks leading the world to adapt to hardcore climate change. The writing is impeccable and often very funny. This is the third of a Kim Stanley Robinson trio that is the...more
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The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton
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Easy read. Some parts were dull, but others helpful. I recommend skimming it if your are interested in non-monogamy, and asking me about my recently printed essay "Hearts Navigating the Sea: Postmodern Relationship Building in Theory in Practise" co-...more
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Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
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Wow. The future world portrayed is amazing-full of innovative cultural and societal structures and great characters. Meanwhile, the protagonist, a Latina woman in a mental institution in New York city, is very grounded and clear and real, as she navi...more
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Trash by Dorothy Allison
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Virtual Light by William Gibson
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I enjoyed this action packed sci fi. Set in No Cal and So Cal, but especially fun to inhabit a San Francisco reimagined, where people live on the Bay bridge in extremely creative ways. I really liked the main character bike messenger girl and some of...more
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Mama Day by Gloria Naylor
Mama Day
by Gloria Naylor
read in July, 2008
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A great novel about descendants of a Black slave woman who somehow convinced her master to give her children this island off the east coast at the border of Georgia and South Carolina. An intergenerational crew of lovable characters weave together a...more
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Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
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What an adventure! Barbara Eirenreich pulled me into her unfolding story of trying to survive as a low wage worker in three locations in the US. Her voice is sharp and critical, yet full of a deep emotional groundedness, stirring empathy, and some gr...more
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A Plain Brown Rapper by Rita Mae Brown
A Plain Brown Rapper
by Rita Mae Brown
read in August, 2008
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These radical lesbian/femenist essays from the 70's were fun, provocative, cutting, clear, and full of a compelling political analysis. I enjoyed the voice a lot, and I feel like it grounded my understanding of the 2nd wave femenist movement more. Th...more
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