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How to be both: A novel
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Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
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To listen to these, with first their crackling needle noise then the starburst of their hokey tunes, is like being able to experience the past like you have literally entered it and it is a whole other place, completely new to you, where people really did sing songs like this, a past so alien it is like a kind of shock.Anonymous
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Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie
Ancillary Sword (Imperial Radch, #2)
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