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Jessica Valenti: IMG Full Frontal Feminism Revisited

It is arguably the worst and best time to be a feminist. In the years since I first wrote Full Frontal Feminism, we've seen a huge cultural shift in... Continue »
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Property: A Novel by Valerie Martin
Property: A Novel

Island Dan, March 12, 2010

A brilliantly controlled examination of the internalized experience of American slavery that discards the usual “black and white” boundaries in exchange for a complex, perverse physical and emotional landscape. Detailed enough to transport you to a time long-forgotten and resonant enough to remind you that its legacy haunts us even now. Plus, it’s a total page-turner! I couldn’t put it down!
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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Road

Island Dan, January 5, 2010

Perfectly combines the essentially moribund state of humankind with humans' inexhaustible will to survive. A haunting, sad, scary and also stunningly beautiful, nearly flawless book.
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