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Hild

Nicola Griffith


An exceptional woman in seventh century Britain navigates political/social upheaval. Do you want to skinny dip with otters in the moonlight? Do you want to be low-key in love with your half-brother? Read Hild!

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Circe

Madeleine Miller


An immortal outcast sentenced to solitary confinement on an island. Time, loneliness, and shitty dudes. Heartbreaking and hopeful.

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A Song of Achilles

Madeleine Miller


So hott. Until the end; then very sad. But we sort of knew it was coming...

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A Psalm for the Wild-Built

Becky Chambers


A wandering monk searches for meaning. Finds a robot.

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Tales of the Otori

Lian Hearn


Horny shinobi teens. Kind of very sad, though.

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Debt

David Graeber


Read about the birth of Buddhism. Oh, and money.

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The Dawn of Everything

David Graeber


Want to imagine other ways of structuring a society? Me too!

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Utopia of Rules

David Graeber


Police, Vampires, and history's most beautiful postal service.

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Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women

Silvia Federici


Social/economic theory of violence against women. Deeply upsetting. Wish I hadn't read it alone...

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Fancy Bear Goes Fishing

Scott J. Shapiro


Young people (mostly men) break things, then get jobs at Google or the KGB. I sort of learned some stuff?