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Susan Joy Fowler is an American writer and software engineer known for her role in influencing institutional changes in how Uber and Silicon Valley companies treat sexual harassment. Her business celebrity led to book and Hollywood film deals based on her experience
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Either/Or
Elif Batuman - 2022-05-24
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From the acclaimed and bestselling author of The Idiot, the continuation of beloved protagonist Selin's quest for self-knowledge, as she travels abroad and tests the limits of her newfound adulthood...
Susan J. Fowler
2023-01-02T08:00:33.000Z
first up: still reading Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie and Either/Or by Elif Batuman, which I started in december. both are extraordinary books that I don’t want to end.      source
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Joseph Anton
A Memoir
Salman Rushdie - 2013-09-10 (first published in 2012)
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY San Francisco Chronicle - Newsweek/The Daily Beast - The Seattle Times - The Economist - Kansas City Star - BookPageOn February 14, 1989, Valentine's Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been "sentenced to death" by the Ayatollah Khomeini. For the first time he heard ...
Susan J. Fowler
2023-01-02T08:00:33.000Z
first up: still reading Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie and Either/Or by Elif Batuman, which I started in december. both are extraordinary books that I don’t want to end.      source
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Goodbye, Again
Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations
Jonny Sun - 2021-04-20
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The wonderfully original author of Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too gives us a collection of touching and hilarious personal essays, stories, poems—accompanied by his trademark illustrations—covering topics such as mental health, happiness, and what it means to belong.Jonny Sun is back with a collection of essays and other writings in his u...
Susan J. Fowler
2022-07-04T06:47:42.000Z
Thank you @jonnysun. I loved this book. It is perfect.      source
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All Clear
A Novel (Oxford Time Travel)
Connie Willis - 2011-10-25
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In Blackout, award-winning author Connie Willis returned to the time-traveling future of 2060—the setting for several of her most celebrated works—and sent three Oxford historians to World War II England: Michael Davies, intent on observing heroism during the Miracle of Dunkirk; Merope Ward, studying children evacuated from London; and Polly Church...
Susan J. Fowler
2022-06-08T05:40:23.000Z
@__apf__ My top 4 (really 5) favorites, in order: 1. Blackout and All Clear (two books but really just one big book) 2. To Say Nothing of the Dog 3. Passage 4. Doomsday Book      source
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Blackout
Connie Willis - 2010-09-14
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Oxford in 2060 is a chaotic place, with scores of time-traveling historians being sent into the past. Michael Davies is prepping to go to Pearl Harbor. Merope Ward is coping with a bunch of bratty 1940 evacuees and trying to talk her thesis adviser into letting her go to VE-Day. Polly Churchill’s next assignment will be as a shopgirl in the middle ...
Susan J. Fowler
2022-06-08T05:40:23.000Z
@__apf__ My top 4 (really 5) favorites, in order: 1. Blackout and All Clear (two books but really just one big book) 2. To Say Nothing of the Dog 3. Passage 4. Doomsday Book      source
Susan J. Fowler
2022-06-08T05:40:23.000Z
@__apf__ My top 4 (really 5) favorites, in order: 1. Blackout and All Clear (two books but really just one big book) 2. To Say Nothing of the Dog 3. Passage 4. Doomsday Book      source
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Go, Dog. Go!
P.D. Eastman's Book of Things That Go
P. D. Eastman - 1997-07-08 (first published in 1961)
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Reading goes to the dogs in this timeless Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. From big dogs and little dogs to red, green, and blue dogs, dogs going up and dogs going fast . . . who knew dogs were so busy? And laughter will ensue at the repeated question “Do you like my hat?” Like P. D. Eastman’s classic Are You My Mother? Go, Dog. Go! has been a go...
Susan J. Fowler
2022-04-19T00:59:02.000Z
Babies love this book. They’re obsessed.      source
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12 Notes
On Life and Creativity
Quincy Jones - 2022-04-05
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Wisdom and musings on creativity and life from one of the world’s most beloved musicians, producers, and mentors, Quincy Jones12 Notes is a self-development guide that will affirm that creativity is a calling that can and should be answered, no matter your age or experience. Drawing from his own life, and those of his many creative collaborators pa...
Susan J. Fowler
2022-04-04T03:49:23.000Z
Wow this book!!! A must-read for every creative person, no matter where you are in your journey.      source
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Endymion
Dan Simmons - 1996-11-01
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The multiple-award-winning SF master returns to the universe that is his greatest success--the world of Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion--to tell a story of love and memory, triumph and terror in a novel even more magnificent than its predecessors....
Susan J. Fowler
2022-03-06T05:48:14.000Z
I’m supposed to be reading other books but I can’t help myself      source
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How to Be Perfect
The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question
Michael Schur - 2022-01-24
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From the creator of The Good Place and the cocreator of Parks and Recreation, a hilarious, thought-provoking guide to living an ethical life, drawing on 2,500 years of deep thinking from around the world.Most people think of themselves as “good,” but it’s not always easy to determine what’s “good” or “bad”—especially in a world filled with complica...
Susan J. Fowler
2022-01-08T18:28:34.000Z
This little book by @KenTremendous is absolutely wonderful. Usually whenever someone asks me for a good “beginner’s book” on ethics, I have to pick between a few books that aren’t super great — now I’m just going to send them this one!      source
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