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Women & Power by Mary Beard
"These two lectures comprise a quick and interesting taster on the origins and perpetuation of misogyny - spoiler alert, it’s been around a loooong time! I’m not so sure it qualifies as a manifesto, but I enjoyed Mary Beard’s voice and would like t..." Read more of this review »
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" @ Emmkay & @ Storyheart - I remember loving Old Filth as well. Have been meaning to read the next two books in the trilogy as well. Thanks for the ...more "
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Morning in the Burned House by Margaret Atwood
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As Nature Made Him by John Colapinto
"Could not put it down. Angering and bloody sad story, great journalism. Should not be used to dismiss environmental and social factors in gender (baby/bathwater), but what an awful, arrogant screw-up. Good for thinking about how expertise and auth..." Read more of this review »
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Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids by Deborah Ellis is classified as a young adult non-fiction book but should be encouraged reading for people of all ages. Deborah Ellis is a Canadian author, who has won numerous global awards. She is a ...more
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
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“And me, well, I have to confess that I liked them all too, but maybe leaned more in favour of those types of stories that reached inside of you, touched something that you hadn’t touched for a long time, and reminded you of the soft moments where you really came to be who you are.

Spoken by Amelia One For The Road (a fictional character in Ragged Company) about the movies she'd seen.”
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Douglas Wood
“Like the trees and winds and waters, we pray because we are here - not to change the world, but to change ourselves. Because it is when we change ourselves....that the world is changed.”
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“The important thing to remember is that the words will always be right if they are real and true and come from the heart.”
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Paul Valéry
“Breath, dreams, silence, invincible calm...you will triumph."

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Kristine Barnett
“We met the children where they were in order to get them where they needed to be.”
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