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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Jeanette Winterson
Death of a Red Heroine
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James Tate
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Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding
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No Voice Unheard, Davida Gypsy Breier, Diane Leigh, Marilee Geyer
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The Fortunes Of Wangrin

The Fortunes of Wangrin - Amadou Hampâté Bâ, Aina Pavolini Taylor Fascinating and fun and completely unlike most books I've read. Oral history? Novel? Creative nonfiction? Who knows. Odd to read it against the backdrop of contemporary events in Mali. It's very rich, so I picked it up and put it down and picked it up again over some weeks. Every time I went back to it I was immediately immersed. Full of historical asides. Fab.