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CollectionsBaby books (63), Your library (1,251), Wishlist (1), All collections (1,315)

Reviews104 reviews

Tagsat-office (173), ya (65), fantasy (58), readaloud (53), classic (50), humor (49), sf (47), feminism (33), magic (30), feminist (28) — see all tags

MediaNot set (3), Book (1,311), Paper Book (1,193), Audiobook (9), Other (1)

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Recommendations46 recommendations

About meI am (in no particular order): aunt, idealist, geek, feminist, teacher, computer scientist, mother, and nonreligious Jew

About my libraryI welcome suggestions of books available on audio or that are fun to read aloud (with my husband).

My ratings mean:

***** I love it and would probably reread it many times. I probably have at least one copy and may have given away copies.

**** I found it worthwhile and might reread it once or twice.

*** I enjoyed reading it once but would not necessarily keep it or recommend it.

** I didn't finish it (or wish I hadn't taken the time to finish it).

* I found it impenetrable or insipid.

.5 * I found it offensive (e.g., too violent and/or misogynistic). I never want to read another book like that.

Some of my all-time favorite books are:
- He, She and It by Marge Piercy
- The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
- The Prince and the Pauper (and other comedies/satires) by Mark Twain

Some recent favorites are:
- A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold

GroupsBug Collectors, CueCat questions and help, Feminist SF, Post-apocalyptic Literature, Read YA Lit

Favorite authorsLois McMaster Bujold, Octavia E. Butler, Ted Chiang, John Christopher, George Eliot, Christiana Ellis, Robert H. Frank, Robert A. Heinlein, Tom Holt, Eva Ibbotson, Nancy Kress, Alice Miller, Tamora Pierce, Marge Piercy, Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, Mark Twain, Tom Weller (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites

Favorite bookstoresBooks Inc. in the Castro, Borderlands Books

Homepagehttp://www.beyondsatire.us

LocationSan Francisco, CA

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/espertus (profile)
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Member sinceMar 25, 2007

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