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joachim@lire.boitam.eu

Joined 11 months, 3 weeks ago

I mostly read SF&F. My 2021

Languages: fr, en.

DM me if you want to read books that I've read, I can lend most of them as ePubs.

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How to Blow up a Pipeline (2020, Verso Books) 4 stars

Why resisting climate change means combatting the fossil fuel industry

The science on climate change …

The suffragettes took great pains to avoid injuring people. But they considered the situation urgent enough to justify incendiarism – votes for women, Pankhurst explained, were of such pressing importance that ‘we had to discredit the Government and Parliament in the eyes of the world; we had to spoil English sports, hurt businesses, destroy valuable property, demoralise the world of society, shame the churches, upset the whole orderly conduct of life’.

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A Prayer for the Crown-Shy (EBook, 2022, Tordotcom) No rating

After touring the rural areas of Panga, Sibling Dex (a Tea Monk of some renown) …

Like a soothing cup of tea

5 stars

Another sweet and generous tale, so full of heart and the doubts that can fill one. I found myself moved to think about the world differently and literally reconsidered my career choices at one point while reading. The way the author teases out ideas about identity and self-perception really landed for me.

On a less positive note, this book got me trouble when I laughed out loud in bed and woke up my wife who had just nodded off. Thanks Becky!