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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Jeanette Winterson
Death of a Red Heroine
Qiu Xiaolong
Dreams of a Robot Dancing Bee
James Tate
Fire Logic: An Elemental Logic Novel
Laurie J. Marks
The Ghost Soldiers
James Tate
Emma Tupper's Diary
Peter Dickinson
Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
Ninety-Five: Meeting America's Farmed Animals in Stories and Photographs
No Voice Unheard, Davida Gypsy Breier, Diane Leigh, Marilee Geyer
Twin Spica: Volume 12
Kou Yaginuma
Horse of a Different Color: Stories
Howard Waldrop

Saturn Returns (Astropolis)

Saturn Returns  - Sean Williams Great big space opera. Starts off with a character put back together from his constituent atoms (and put together as a woman, the rebuilders flipped a coin and made him female, he doesn't mind that much but goes back to male). First of a three book series (with an interstitial novella from MonkeyBrain books to look forward to as well, yay!) which are set 870,000 years or so from now. I tend to think that anything that goes on then will be pretty incomprehensible to us now but Williams has real fun with it: one of the characters only speaks in Gary Numan lyrics. Why? Because over a long life (870,000 years . . .) people do lots of weird things. Ha!