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Craig Alexander Newmark is an American Internet entrepreneur and philanthropist best known for being the founder of the website Craigslist.
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A Master of Djinn
a novel (Dead Djinn Universe Book 1)
P. Djèlí Clark - 2021-05-11
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Step into a magical alternate Cairo universe in A Master of Djinn. Fatma el-Sha’arawi, a seasoned agent of the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities, is tasked with solving a murder case of a secret brotherhood dedicated to the famous al-Jahiz. But as the murderer claims to be al-Jahiz himself and unleashes dangerous magical abilities, Fatma must unravel the mystery behind the imposter before it's too late. Don't miss this captivating fantasy novel debut by award-winning author P. Djèlí Clark.
Craig Newmark
Really great book, highly recommended n      source
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Harrow the Ninth
Tamsyn Muir - 2020-08-04
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Explore the dark and mysterious world of Harrow the Ninth, where one necromancer is fighting for survival aboard the haunted Emperor's space station. In this mind-twisting puzzle box of mystery, murder, magic, and mayhem, nothing is as it seems. The fate of the galaxy rests on the shoulders of Harrowhark Nonagesimus, the last necromancer of the Ninth House, as she faces impossible odds and uncertain allies in an unwinnable war. Will she be able to hone her skills and become an angel of undeath, or will someone succeed in killing her and change the universe forever?
Craig Newmark
Really good book via @tazmuir !      source
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The City We Became
A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy (1))
N. K. Jemisin - 2020-03-24
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In this action-packed first installment of a new series, five New Yorkers must unite to save their city from an ancient and powerful evil. A thrilling story of the soul of a city and the darkness that threatens it. Written by Hugo award-winning and NYT best selling author, N. K. Jemisin.
Craig Newmark
Have read and highly recommend the first two via @nkjemisin @tithenai @maxgladstone, gotta check out the third...      source
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This Is How You Lose the Time War
Amal el-Mohtar - 2019-07-16
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This thrilling book follows two time-traveling agents from warring futures who begin exchanging letters and fall in love. But the discovery of their bond could mean death for both of them. Co-written by two beloved sci-fi authors, This Is How You Lose the Time War is an epic love story that spans time and space.
Craig Newmark
Have read and highly recommend the first two via @nkjemisin @tithenai @maxgladstone, gotta check out the third...      source
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Book of Longing
Leonard Cohen - 2007-03-27 (first published in 2006)
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Explore Leonard Cohen's captivating poetry and drawings in Book of Longing. Written over five years during his stay at a Zen monastery and travels across the globe, this timeless and often darkly humorous collection presents a dazzling array of Cohen's artistic vision. Enhanced with provocative drawings that interact with each poem, Book of Longing is an international sensation that showcases Cohen's mastery of language and unique perspective on the human experience.
Craig Newmark
His work brings me closer to sensing the divine, and apparently that’s also true for millions across the globe.      source