Have been very excited about this series since its release in late 2021, and my partner gifted it to me for my birthday. I love the writing of many of the contributors over the five volumes.
I'm an archaeologist, I love to read speculative fiction and feminist works (and why not both?). I mostly read Italian translations but I'm recording English language editions for the sake of getting more chances to share my interests.
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Kinship by Robin Wall Kimmerer, Gavin Van Horn, John Hausdoerffer
Vol. 1. – Planet Cosmic/Elemental/Planetary Kinship
With every breath, every sip of water, every meal, we are reminded that our …
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There are separate parts of this book that have their own identity. When reading through the final chapters I wondered if this was really the same book I had started a few weeks earlier. This is to say, the protagonists have a powerful way of growing up and becoming something different as the story progresses.
What stuck with me the most was how Ifemelu was "not Black" until she arrived in the USA.
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads …
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Half of a Yellow Sun is a novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Published in 2006 by 4th Estate …
Genova indagine sotto le bombe by Armando d'Amaro
Ottobre 1942: al commissario Boccadoro viene chiesto di convincere l’anziano don Rossano a far visionare dalla Soprintendenza le campane della …