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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

Barefoot Gen: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima

Barefoot Gen = Hadashi No Gen: A Cartoon Story Of Hiroshima - Keiji Nakazawa This is truly a groundbreaking work and odd to read in 2010. I lived near a nuclear submarine base as a teenager so we always figured that when (not if) the bomb was dropped we'd get it pretty soon. Which was a relief. Of course we also knew that it was unlikely we'd be "lucky" enough to be killed straight away.Barefoot Gen is horrifying as well as a must-read. Zombies may be all the rage but this is real-life horror. Read, pass it on.Read from the Honan-Allston library.