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October reads 2017

I’m starting a PhD next month so I’ve got no idea how much non-academic stuff I’m going to get to read – I’ll either be reading less (because of reading so much PhD stuff), or reading more (to procrastinate from … Continue reading

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September reads 2017

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (novel) I spent most of the month reading this off and on, but I’m still finding it difficult to articulate what I think about it. There were times when I thought it was incredible, both … Continue reading

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November reads 2016

I wasn’t supposed to be reading in November…so I just read a few comics and listened to an audiobook. Where Am I Now? by Mara Wilson (non-fiction) This is the first audiobook I’ve listened to the whole way through, and … Continue reading

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Monstress vol. 1 by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda

Maika is an Arcanic (half-human, half-Ancient) survivor of a terrible human-Arcanic war, and she’s trying to find out who killed her mother, what exactly happened at Constantine (the atrocity that ended the war), and whether, somehow, she had any part … Continue reading

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June reads 2016

I barely read in June. It was one of those months where I just didn’t feel like it, and mostly re-watched Battlestar Galactica. I don’t mind when that happens – sometimes you want to do other things – but happy … Continue reading

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Favourite comic book creators of colour

The comic book industry, as with all areas of publishing, has a diversity issue, both in terms of having diverse characters and hiring diverse creatives. Looking through my comics shelves, my reading is even more dominated by white writers and … Continue reading

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June Reads 2015

A mixed bunch for June; a couple I loved, a couple I wasn’t fussed by, and a couple of good comics. Fan by Danny Rhodes (novel) I really enjoyed this. It’s a grim and raw book, with so much unhappiness, … Continue reading

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