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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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
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
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, ...
@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
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
A Mopsy Treasury
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...
Two letters from the cheesecakey comic book MOPSY, one of very few golden age titles written and drawn by a woman. – source