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Isaac Asimov. Eight Stories from The Rest of the Robots.
-- The Naked Sun
Bandi. The Accusation: Forbidden Stories From Inside North Korea.
William S. Burroughs. The Cat Inside.
Alexander Dumas. The Black Tulip. I can't believe I read an entire book on my phone.
Buchi Emecheta. The Joys of Motherhood.
Franz Kafka. The Castle.
Han Kang. The Vegetarian.
Natsume Sōseki 夏目 漱石 Kokoro (translated by Ineko Kondo). I had trouble grasping this classic Japanese novel. This review was helpful.
Frederik Pohl. Man Plus.
Cat Sparks. Lotus Blue.
Daniel H. Wilson. Robopocalypse.
Daniel H. Wilson and John Joseph Adams (eds). Robot Uprisings.

Running fiction tally: white guys: 5 everyone else: 6

Alison Bechdel. Are You My Mother?
Nigel M. de S. Cameron. Will robots take your job?
Eugénie Crawford. A Bunyip Close Behind Me and Ladies Didn't.
Suzanne Crowder Han. Notes on Things Korean.
John DeFrancis. The Chinese language: fact and fantasy.
Lauren Marks. A stitch of time: the year a brain injury changed my language and life.
Sy Montgomery. The Soul of an Octopus.
Illah Reza Nourbakhsh. Robot Futures.
Candace Savage. Bird brains: the intelligence of crows, ravens, magpies, and jays.
Patrick Smith. Cockpit Confidential. A friendly flying companion which explained, amongst other things, all the weird noises. :)
Ruth Snowden. Understanding Jung. You gotta start somewhere.

Notable short stories: Daniel H. Wilson, "Small Things"; Octavia Cade, "The Stone Weta"

Books borrowed
Bandi. The Accusation.
Diane Bolger. Gender through time in the ancient Near East.
Harriet Bradley. Gender.
Hee-Yeon Cho, Lawrence Surendra and Hyo-Je Cho (eds). Contemporary South Korean society: a critical perspective.
R.W. Connell. Masculinities.
John DeFrancis. The Chinese language: fact and fantasy.
Christopher M. Doran. The hypomania handbook : the challenge of elevated mood.
Rachael B. Goldman. Essays in global color history : interpreting the ancient spectrum.
Selim Hassan. Hymnes religieux du moyen empire.
Neil Hunt. Bipolar disorder: your questions answered.
Peter A. Jackson, Nerida M. Cook (eds). Genders & sexualities in modern Thailand.
Carl G. Jung et al. Man and his symbols.
Ria Kloppenborg and Wouter J. Hanegraaff (eds). Female stereotypes in religious traditions.
W.G. Lambert. Ancient Mesopotamian religion and mythology: selected essays.
Estella Lauter and Carol Schreier Rupprecht (eds). Feminist archetypal theory.
Peter H. Lee and Wm. Theodore de Bary (eds). Sources of Korean tradition (vol 1).
Tim Low. Where song began : Australia's birds and how they changed the world.
Lise Manniche. Sexual life in ancient Egypt.
John Markoff. Machines of loving grace: the quest for common ground between humans and robots.
Lauren Marks. A stitch of time : the year a brain injury changed my language and life.
David A. Mindell. Our robots, ourselves : robotics and the myths of autonomy.
Katie Milestone and Anneke Meyer. Gender and popular culture.
Dominic Monserrat. Sex and society in Græco-Roman Egypt.
Sy Montgomery. The Soul of an Octopus.
Edward Muir and Guido Ruggiero (eds). Sex and gender in historical perspective.
Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe. Boy-wives and female husbands : studies in African homosexualities.
Natsume Sōseki 夏目 漱石 Kokoro (translated by Ineko Kondo).
Jiří Prosecký (ed). Intellectual life of the ancient Near East..
Christina Riggs. The beautiful burial in Roman Egypt: art, identity, and funerary religion.
Will Roscoe. Changing ones : third and fourth genders in Native North America.
Candace Savage. Bird brains: the intelligence of crows, ravens, magpies, and jays.
Pete Sigal. The flower and the scorpion: sexuality and ritual in early Nahua culture.
Peter W. Skelton (ed). The Cretaceous world.
Jeffrey R. Weeks. The shape of space : how to visualize surfaces and three-dimensional manifolds.
Daniel H. Wilson. Robopocalypse.
N. Wyatt, W.G.E. Watson and J.B. Lloyd (eds). Ugarit, religion and culture: essays presented in honour of Professor John C.L. Gibson.
K. Lawson Younger, Jr. (ed). Ugarit at Seventy-Five.

Books Bought Oh gods, here we go again
Isaac Asimov (ed). Tomorrow's Children.
Iain Banks. Espedair Street.
Colleen E. Batey. Tintagel Castle (English Heritage Guidebooks).
Alison Bechdel. Are You My Mother?
Nigel M. de S. Cameron. Will robots take your job?
Peter Carey. Wrong About Japan.
Eugénie Crawford. A Bunyip Close Behind Me & Ladies Didn't.
Matthew D'Ancona. Post-Truth.
Michael Erard. Babel no More: the search for the world's most extraordinary language learners.
Leslie Holmes. Communism: A Very Short Introduction.
Han Kang. Human Acts.
Kenkō and Chōmei. Essays in Idleness and Hōjōki.
Damon Knight. Creating Short Fiction.
Krys Lee. Drifting House.
David Levy. Love and Sex with Robots.
Sinclair Lewis. It Can't Happen Here.
Ged Martin. Episodes of Old Canberra.
Gillian Mears. Fineflour.
Illah Reza Nourbakhsh. Robot Futures.
Guilhem Olivier. Mockeries and Metamorphoses of an Aztec God: Tezcatlipoca, "Lord of the Smoking Mirror".
Peter Parsons. City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish.
Catherine Dodds Pennock. Bonds of Blood: Gender, Lifestyle and Sacrifice in Aztec Culture.
Frederik Pohl. Man Plus.
Andreas Schweizer. The Sungod's Journey Through the Netherworld: Reading the Ancient Egyptian Amduat.
Peter Singer. Marx: a Very Short Introduction.
Timothy Snyder. On Tyranny.
Cat Sparks. Lotus Blue.
NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. The Holocaust: the Nazi Genocide against the Jewish People.
Periplus Pocket Korean Dictionary.

Luverly gifts!
Ernest Cline. Ready Player One.

Ellis, Richard S. "'Lion-Men' in Assyria." in Ellis, Maria de Jong (ed). Essays on the ancient Near East in memory of Jacob Joel Finkelstein. Hamden, CT, Archon Books, 1977.
Feldt, Laura. "Monstrous Identities: Narrative Strategies in Lugale and some reflections on Sumerian religious narrative". in Fredrik Hagen et al (eds). Narratives of Egypt and the Ancient Near East: literary and linguistic approaches. Leuven, Peeters, 2011.
Klein, Cecelia F. "None of the Above: Gender Ambiguity in Nahua Ideology". in Cecelia F. Klein (ed). Gender in Pre-Hispanic America. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2001.
Kramer, Samuel Noah. BM 29616: The Fashioning of the gala. Acta Sumerologica 3 1981.
Redford, Donald B.. "The Sea and the Goddess". in Sarah Israelit-Groll (ed). Studies in Egyptology: presented to Miriam Lichtheim. Magness Press, Hebrew University, 1990.

And pages from:
Arnade, Peter and Michael Rocke (eds). Power, gender, and ritual in Europe and the Americas: essays in memory of Richard C. Trexler. Toronto, CRRS Publications, 2008.
Izak Cornelius. The Many Faces of the Goddess: The Iconography of the Syro-Palestinian Goddesses Anat, Astarte, Qedeshet, and Asherah C. 1500-1000 BCE.
Bruce Cumings. Korea's place in the sun: a modern history.
László Kákosy. Egyptian Healing Statues in Three Museums in Italy: Turin, Florence, Naples.
Patricia Monaghan (ed). Goddesses in World Culture.  


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