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gender politics

Despite the name of this tag “gender politics” these posts do not have to be about gender per se, they just have to have some mention of gender, or the role of women/men in it that made me go hhhhmmmm.

godswar

God’s War by

Bel Dame Apocrypha #1 Originally read August 2011 – Reread August 2014 Okay, this book seriously rewards a reread. I can’t believe …

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Stray by

Okay, first off the cover to this is awful. Really, it is. And second of all, I did have huge problems with …

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Brutal women by

Author Kameron Hurley has been getting a bit of coverage in the sff-world lately on account of her debut novel God’s War …

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Delusions of gender by

How our minds, society, and neurosexism create differences ISBN: 0393068382 ; Quotes I liked Suppose a researcher were to tap you on …

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The Stainless Steel Rat omnibus by

When I spotted this in Chapters bookshop I knew I had to buy it, if only because it is the inspiration for Carl’s blog. Plus, you know, it is one of those sci-fi adventures that you really should have at least flicked through at some stage.

Slippery Jim is our narrator, and our hero, of sorts. He is also the Stainless Steel Rat, or at least that is how he describes himself. Slipping through the technological world and committing many daring acts of thievery and innumerable cons. Safe and secure in the knowledges that his wits, charm and logic will get him out of danger. Until, that is, he is caught. The Special Corps, so special that no one is really sure they exist until, of course, they catch you, succeed in arresting him. But instead of throwing him in jail, or punishing him they offer him a job. Come and work for them. So he does, after all, he was never a bad man, just one who wanted his bit of freedom.

singled out

Singled out by

Full title: Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived Without Men After the First World War ISBN: 9780670915644 The term “lost …

Bedelia by Vera Caspary

Bedelia by

ISBN: 9781558615076 It is Christmas, 1913 and Charlie Horst sees himself as the luckiest man in the world. He has a beautiful …

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An instance of the fingerpost by

ISBN: 009975181x Read with HistoricalFavorites Marco da Cola, gentleman of Venice, respectfully presents his greetings. This was a wonderful read. When I …