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Review | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

Title: The Left Hand of Darkness Author: Ursula K. Le Guin Published by: Ace My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Thrift store Content warning: Attempted murder, death, suicide, forced imprisonment "A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien… Continue reading Review | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Review | The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar

Title: The Winged Histories Author: Sofia Samatar Published by: Small Beer Press My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public library Content warning: Domestic violence, abusive parental/child relationship, death (in battle) "Four women, soldier, scholar, poet, and socialite, are caught up on different sides of a violent rebellion. As war erupts… Continue reading Review | The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar

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Wrap-up | Women in Translation Month Bingo

Women in Translation Month is now over. I managed to complete 13 books during August which is slightly over half of my goal of 25, and completed one bingo line. WIT Bingo was fantastic. I had so much fun researching, selecting and reading my way through so many different books by women in translation. For… Continue reading Wrap-up | Women in Translation Month Bingo

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Review | Thus Were Their Faces by Silvina Ocampo

Title: Thus Were Their Faces Author: Silvina Ocampo Translator: Daniel Balderston Published by: NYRB Classics My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content warning: Domestic violence, rape, murder, child abuse "Silvina Ocampo is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century’s great masters of the short story. Italo Calvino once said about her,… Continue reading Review | Thus Were Their Faces by Silvina Ocampo

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Review | Sunvault, edited by Phoebe Wagner & Brontë Christopher Wieland

Title: Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation Editors: Phoebe Wagner & Brontë Christopher Wieland Published by: Upper Rubber Boot Books My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Netgalley ARC "Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation is the first anthology to broadly collect solarpunk short stories, artwork, and poetry. A new genre for the 21st… Continue reading Review | Sunvault, edited by Phoebe Wagner & Brontë Christopher Wieland

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Review | Primeval and Other Times by Olga Tokarczuk

Title: Primeval and Other Times Author: Olga Tokarczuk Translator: Antonia Lloyd-Jones Published by: Twisted Spoon Press My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Interlibrary loan Content warning: domestic violence, rape, state brutality, war, alcoholism, marital affair, the holocaust "[Primeval and Other Times] is set in the mythical village of Primeval in the very heart… Continue reading Review | Primeval and Other Times by Olga Tokarczuk

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Review | The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli

Title: The Story of My Teeth Author: Valeria Luiselli Translator: Christina MacSweeney Published by: Coffeehouse Press My rating: 2 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public library Content warning: Medical procedure performed without consent "I was born in Pachuca, the Beautiful Windy City, with four premature teeth and my body completely covered in… Continue reading Review | The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli