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Saladin Ahmed is an Eisner Award winning American comic book and science fiction and fantasy writer. His 2012 book Throne of the Crescent Moon was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel and won the Locus Award for Best First Novel.
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Call Me Ishmael
Agha Shahid Ali - 2013-01-23 (first published in 2003)
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The beloved Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid Ali presents his own American ghazals. Calling on a line or phrase from fellow poets, Ali salutes those known and loved—W. S. Merwin, Mark Strand, James Tate, and more—while in other searingly honest verse he courageously faces his own mortality....
Saladin Ahmed
2021-01-31T18:19:07.000Z
this is when I was writing a lot of English language 'page' (as opposed to sung) ghazals, inspired mostly by this book (which might have the best title of any poetry book I've ever read)      source
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Imaro
Charles Saunders - 2006-02-01 (first published in 1981)
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Imaro is a rousing adventure... a tale of a young man’s continuing struggle to gain acceptance amongst his people, and to break the cycle of alienation and violence that plagues his life. Imaro is heroic fantasy like it’s never been done before. Based on Africa, and African traditions and legends, Charles Saunders has created Nyumbani (which means ...
Saladin Ahmed
2021-01-25T00:04:48.000Z
IMARO is a two-fisted blood-and-metal book that reimagines parts of medieval Africa as regions of a sword-and-sorcery realm -- just BRILLIANT worldbuilding, including some of the best work in fantasy when it comes to making animals scary again      source
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Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1939
Decades of Promise and Pain
David E. Kyvig - 2001-11-30
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During the 1920s and 1930s, changes in the American population, increasing urbanization, and innovations in technology exerted major influences on the daily lives of ordinary people. Explore how everyday living changed during these years when use of automobiles and home electrification first became commonplace, when radio emerged, and when cinema, ...
Saladin Ahmed
2020-12-02T20:15:57.000Z
@pronounced_ing Terkl's great but requires a lot of combing if you're time-pressed this book is a GOLDMINE but hard to find cheap      source
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill - 2019-04-30 (first published in 2016)
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Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal The New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016 A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016 A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016 An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016 A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016 A School Library Journal Best Book of 2016 Named to KirkusReviews Best B...
Saladin Ahmed
2018-02-18T23:01:40.000Z
I just spent a couple weeks of bedtimes reading THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON to my kids and I don’t know if I can explain to you how iconically good it is. Absolutely up there with Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy. Yes, really. One of the best books I’ve read in years.      source
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A Mopsy Treasury
Volume 1
St. John Publishing - 2018-07-28
She is beautiful and energetic, clever if not especially bright, and always a barrel of fun – she is MOPSY, created, written and drawn by Gladys Parker over a period that spanned four decades of the 20th Century. MOPSY had no special plotline or story arc --- she was just a young woman trying to get ahead in the world. She became famous in the news...
Saladin Ahmed
2014-08-07T17:20:32.000Z
Two letters from the cheesecakey comic book MOPSY, one of very few golden age titles written and drawn by a woman.      source