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The left hand of darkness
The Left hand of darkness by Ursula K Le Guin

Read for the Coursera online course, Carl’s 2012 Science Fiction Experience, the Not Just for Stormtroopers Sci-Fi challenge, & the […]

God’s War

War is hell. Especially on a planet torn up between warring religious countries. Nyx has done her time at the […]

Fun home : a family tragicomic

Like many father, mine could occasionally be prevailed on for a spot of ‘airplane’.

This is the memoir of Alison Bechdel, her recollections of growing up in an emotionally-distant family, the role of literature in her, and her father’s, life, her identifying as a lesbian at college and coming out, by letter, to her parents. It is the story of growing up in a house that can seem more like a museum than a home. Of living in a funeral home. Of trying to connect with her father. All told in graphic form.

Hero

I grabbed this at work, while wondering if I should catalogue it as a children’s book or as a Young […]

Ilario: the lion’s eye

ISBN: 9780575080416 ; Delicious links We are so often a disappointment to the parents who abandon us. This is a […]

Brokeback Mountain [based on book]

In a way it is a pity that this film has received so much press coverage, it’d be interesting to […]

1610: A Sundial In A Grave

ISBN: 0575072504 According to the mathematic calculations of the Hermetic astrologer Robert Fludd, 1610 is the pivotal year in deciding […]