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Love is an Ex-Country | Randa Jarrar
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What happens to young women whose adolescent sexuality is controlled, whose bodies‘ every movement is surveilled? Exit strategies and maps. We draw them up and go over the routes. We try the exits sometimes, at our own peril, too, because it‘s worth it to know that exiting could work. This would be like someone pulling open an exit door on an in-flight plane just to make sure it worked.
[strange to read this passage after seeing news above]

LeahBergen How timely! 😆 16h
Lindy @LeahBergen It‘s such an odd thing. 🤷‍♀️ 7h
batsy Wow. (Also, is it just me or are we reading about more incidents about people doing this on planes now?) 2h
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Suitable Boy | Vikram Seth
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“A couple glide down-river in a boat,
A mother hears that mischief is afloat.”

Playful shenanigans, ridiculous poetry, a sad movie and songs of longing set the mood for romantic trysts and buckets of tears in Part 3. Is there a future for Lata and Kabir?

RebelReader I hope so, but if they do have future, I suspect it won‘t be an easy row to hoe. 21h
Lindy @RebelReader Not easy: very true. 😕 20h
squirrelbrain I hope so too @RebelReader - but I feel it may not be so. Still loving the book though - each part seems to fly by in minutes as it‘s so easy to fall in love with the characters, the settings and the writing. 19h
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jlhammar Just finished! Reading Part 3 was a lovely way to start my Saturday. Loved Pran‘s April Fools‘ Day joke at the start. “Those who aren‘t conscious of the date must take the consequences.” 😆 Lata and Kabir are so young and their love so new, but I feel for them. 19h
Lindy @jlhammar I‘ve never been a fan of April Fool pranks but I have to admit that Pran‘s was a good one. 17h
Lindy @squirrelbrain I find that the pages fly too. 😊 17h
bekakins I really enjoyed this part! I was COMPLETELY taken in by the April fools joke and was so confused like ‘what is the rest of this book going to be about?!‘ 🫣😆 Lata & Kabir‘s story is so sad, I always find it really interesting when religion plays such a pivotal role in relationships. I love that the chapters within each part are pretty short, so nice and digestible and really enjoying my daily routine of reading a chapter or 2! 3h
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Suitable Boy | Vikram Seth
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Her mother had gone through two chapters of the Gita that she recited every day at dawn. The Gita asked for detachment, tranquil wisdom, indifference to the fruits of action. This was a lesson that Mrs Rupa Mehra would never learn, could never learn. The lesson did not suit her temperament, even if its recitation did. The day she learned to be detached and indifferent and tranquil she would cease to be herself. #SuitableBoy2024

RebelReader I liked this section like I did the first section. How sad not to be with the person you are drawn to and expected to settle for whoever your family picks. My heart breaks! 💔💔 21h
Lindy @RebelReader It IS sad, but I wonder how difficult it would be for the couple on account of anti-Islamic sentiment, as just one of the obstacles in their path. 21h
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Desert Queen | Jyoti R. Gopal
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This electrifying picture book biography of Queen Harish, a Rajasthani drag performer, is told in verse by Jyoti Rajan Gopal. The illustrations by Svabhu Kholi are gorgeous. The message—follow your dreams and you will be rewarded—is inspiring. It was awarded a Stonewall Honor by the American Library Association and has earned many starred reviews. What else do you need to know? #LGBTQ #kidlit

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Desert Queen | Jyoti R. Gopal
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“Svabhu Kohli is an independent visual storyteller. Deeply inspired by the natural world and its mechanics, their work lives on the intersection of magical realism, visual storytelling and community engagement.” —from their website: https://www.svabhukohli.com
I was blown away by Kohli‘s art in the tagged book, so I went to their website to learn more.

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Desert Queen | Jyoti R. Gopal
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My latest booktube episode: Recent Reads February 20: something for every age of reader in these 6 great books!
https://youtu.be/AnPKGOaIAPc

#LGBTQ #picturebooks #kidlit #SFF #comics #memoir #birds #Indigenous #Canadian

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Bad Medicine | Christopher Twin
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A small group of Cree teens sit around a campfire after dark and tell scary stories that draw on traditional folklore as well real life horrors like Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, addictions and mental health demons. Cree cartoonist Christopher Twin grew up on the Swan River First Nation and now lives in Edmonton Alberta. His spiky art and use of dark colours add to the creepy atmosphere in this entertaining graphic novel. #Canadian

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Bad Medicine | Christopher Twin
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I‘m very familiar with people using “clicks” to mean kilometres, talking about either distance or speed, but encountering it in this book by an Alberta author made me stop to consider: is this a Canadianism? Littens, what do you say?

Texreader Hmmm. I thought it was a military term. I‘d be interested to hear the outcome of this informal poll. 6d
KathyWheeler I thought it was a military term too. Every time I‘ve encountered it, I‘ve been reading some kind of war story. 5d
llwheeler Also Canadian and also very familiar with it 5d
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LiteraryinLawrence As an American, I can‘t say I‘ve heard this very much. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 5d
Ruthiella I thought it was military slang as well. (edited) 5d
JuniperWilde I‘m CDN and grew up hearing it. Great question. 5d
IndoorDame As an American I‘ve mostly heard this in military type contexts as well. 5d
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Song of the Sun God | Shankari Chandran
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The Mahabharata, one of Hinduism‘s main texts, is about a great war between two sides of the same family, making this the perfect recurrent backdrop to this tragic multigenerational saga of a Tamil family in Sri Lanka and, later, Australia. It starts in the 1930s and ends in contemporary times, with only the youngest family members emerging unscathed by the brutal civil war between Sinhalese and Tamils. #audiobook

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Song of the Sun God | Shankari Chandran
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She fiddled with the medallion at her neck. It was St Christopher, the Catholic patron of travellers, given to her by Aachi. Her grandmother was a devout Hindu who unashamedly prayed to all gods & saints, just in case. Her grandfather overlooked this religious indiscretion on the grounds that Jesus lived with his mother so he seemed like a good Hindu boy anyway.

LeahBergen 😆😆 1w
julesG 🤭😁😂 1w
Lindy @LeahBergen @julesG It‘s a relief to find humorous passages in this novel that also documents some grim realities of war. 7d
marleed Haha. I love that! 7d
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Territory of Light | Yuko Tsushima
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Originally published in chapters in a monthly literary journal in 1978-79, this quiet Japanese novel follows a year in the life of a sleep-deprived mother and her child after her husband leaves her. She is not always a good mother, but she does her best. I could relate to her failings, like when she left it to the very last minute to invite guests to her daughter‘s 3rd birthday. The subtle power of this story crept up on me. #womenintranslation

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Territory of Light | Yuko Tsushima
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The apartment had windows on all sides.
I spent a year there, with my little daughter, on the top floor of an old four-storey office building. We had the whole fourth floor to ourselves, plus the rooftop terrace.

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Landscapes | Christine Lai
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An elegant, melancholy novel set in near-future Europe, where an art historian recovering from trauma is archiving a private library in a once-grand house that‘s now in ruins. Her journal entries are interspersed with her ekphrastic writings, mostly about sexual violence depicted in paintings by the Old Masters, but also of work by her first love, JMW Turner. Meanwhile, an obscenely rich man is making his way to her. #CanLit

Chelsea.Poole Great photo and great review! 1w
Suet624 Fascinating review. 1w
batsy Nice review! This sounds so good. 1w
Lindy @Chelsea.Poole @Suet624 @batsy thanks friends! This novel is longlisted for the Republic of Consciousness USA Canada Prize. 7d
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Landscapes | Christine Lai
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In Tabula Rasa, though the scarred surfaces of the tables bear evidence of mutilation, the rebuilt forms also speak of the need to piece together the fragments of a fractured life. Salcedo has spoken of how the victims of sexual violence live with the constant balance between destruction and mending, the unrelenting effort to overcome disintegration.

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Landscapes | Christine Lai
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People once spoke of Ruinenlust, of the picturesque and melancholy beauty of abandoned buildings.

Lindy Image is from Radtke‘s memoir which also addresses the topic of ruin porn: 1w
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Landscapes | Christine Lai
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Each sculpture was the chaos of memory made tangible. Art as a way of nullifying the past, of moving the self beyond pain.

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Landscapes | Christine Lai
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February 16: poetry as refuge; queer history + fiction from Japan, Finland, Canada, UK & Australia
https://youtu.be/yjknPyadxC8

#booktube #CanLit #womenintranslation #audiobooks

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Suitable Boy | Vikram Seth
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I really enjoyed Maan‘s narrative arc in Part 2: he wakes up smiling in the opening sentence and we can assume he is smiling with the turn of events as the chapter ends too. Although that relationship will likely not end well for him. And I‘m afraid that Maan‘s mischief during Holi will not end well for Pran.
[internet image]. #SuitableBoy2024

squirrelbrain Poor Pran! I think he may lose his job over that prank. 1w
jlhammar Cool image. Maan and his mischief! Landing himself “in the dog-house again.” Pran will surely have to pay for that. Saaeda Bai and Tasneem are interesting characters. Look forward to seeing where the story takes us in part three! 1w
Leftcoastzen I think there are definitely ramifications for Pran from Maans pranks. I love the fact that the writing pulls me in. I do spend some time looking up words. I tried to imagine what the bird market looked like. 1w
Lindy @squirrelbrain @jlhammar @Leftcoastzen As Linda has commented, the writing really pulls us in. Wanting to know what happens next is not always something I look for in a novel, as long as I find the characters interesting, but facing so many pages ahead, I‘m glad of Seth‘s compelling construction. 7d
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An amazing, amusing biography in comics format about one of the most important military leaders in the American Revolution, Baron von Steuben, a flamboyant homosexual who spoke no English, yet took charge of a disorganized Continental army, led them to victory, and wrote a guidebook for training American soldiers that remained in use for a century. #Queer #LGBTQ #GraphicNonfiction

Reggie Yes!!!!Rachel Maddow talked about him on her show. I believe that he was from Prussia and they gave him citizenship here in exchange for his battle strategy. She talked about him because when Trump was president he rolled all that back when immigrants who were serving were being told they would no longer be given citizenship. Stacked. 1w
Lindy @Reggie I‘m sure you will love this book. I‘m glad Maddow talked about him; he seems to have been mostly ignored in history books. 1w
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Look at Catherine (the Great) shooting daggers at her husband 😆

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Spot the meme…

Ruthiella 😂😂😂 1w
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“Okay, but how can we call a dead guy from the 1700s gay? Even if he was buried in sequins, is that appropriate? Is it accurate?”

I like that the issue of terminology is discussed in this biography.

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In Europe and in America, von Steuben‘s proclivities were well-known: his addiction to the finer things in life. His flair for style. The annoying, untrained greyhound that rarely left his side. His many suspected lovers, including Prussian royalty. And just the overall sense of “extra” that permeated every fibre of his being.

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Suitable Boy | Vikram Seth
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Discussion of Part 1: there will be spoilers! Avert your eyes if you haven‘t yet finished this part!
I love the characterization so far. People to cheer for, people to disapprove of. Amy mentioned Malati in a different post (I will link it below, or you can search #SuitableBoy2024 ). I wonder if something will come of Malati‘s crush on Pran?

Lindy azulaco's post on Litsy https://litsy.com/p/Q0dRdEkzZldM 2w
squirrelbrain The characterisation is exactly what I was going to post about… I wonder if we will see a story arc for any of the ‘baddie‘ characters such as Arun and Meenakshi and will they realise the error of their ways / behaviour? Currently, I can‘t help thinking that Arun got what he deserved with his wife! 2w
Lindy @squirrelbrain oh yes! Arun and Meenakshi deserve each other. I think it‘s hilarious (and sad) the way Meenakshi calls her daughter precious in every other sentence, yet treats her like a mildly amusing plaything. 2w
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squirrelbrain I feel sorry for poor Varun too - he is treated rather like a servant by Arun and Meenakshi. He seems to spend more time with Aparna than they do. 2w
Lindy @squirrelbrain Yes, I hope good things are in Varun‘s future. I liked the gentle teasing of his singing voice: “like a bulbul… in a china-china shop” 😁 2w
kassandrik I have some nagging feeling of fear about Varun - you never know where the spring will hit, which was pressed too hard. Definitely his lif with elder brother impacts him a lot! 2w
bekakins I too feel sorry for Varun - Arun & Meenashki are awful (but hilarious). My favourite character so far is Mrs Rupa Mehra - I love an overbearing mother in a book 😆 2w
jlhammar Really enjoying this so far. Love being introduced to all of the characters. @bekakins - Mrs Rupa Mehra is my favorite so far as well! I couldn't believe Meenakshi had her father-in-law's medal melted down for earrings. So callous! 2w
squirrelbrain Oh gosh, I hope not @kassandrik - he seems very sweet, but I can see where your fear comes from. I love that we‘re all so invested in the characters already - definitely the sign of a good book! 2w
RebelReader I was hosting a baby shower for my niece today so just checking in now. I‘m enjoying this book a lot. Characters to love, hate and hope for. I agree @squirrelbrain Arun totally deserves his horrible wife. Who does that with a family heirloom??? She is terribly selfish! 2w
Lindy @RebelReader busy day for you! Thanks for checking in. 😊 2w
Leftcoastzen I do love how I was drawn in by this story , great characters. I too love Mrs Rupa Mehra trying to do right by her family. You do get a great sense that times are changing & not all daughters are wanting a Suitable Boy! 😄Meenakshis behavior is horrible, it was a terrible thing to do! I really enjoyed the uni politics of Pran trying to get Joyce added to the curriculum! professor Mishra is a piece of work,holding fast to his position of power. 2w
azulaco @Lindy oh no, I hope nothing happens between Pran and Malati! What a catastrophe! I‘m already worried about her. I like her, but independent girls so often experience negative consequences in patriarchal societies, in fiction and in real life. 😞 2w
azulaco @Leftcoastzen Poor Pran and his horrible department head. I hope he can stick it out. 2w
Lindy @azulaco indeed! 2w
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Hannah Ritchie is my new hero.

Hooked_on_books This makes me very proud of my almost 30 years of vegetarianism as well as my particular love of Quorn. 💪🏼 2w
Lindy @Hooked_on_books 🏆🎉💚 2w
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In my latest video, I talk about vegetarian cooking; Vietnamese & Italian authors; textiles & good news for the planet
https://youtu.be/znw2PR8F3Mo

Chelsea.Poole I love good news for the planet 🩷 3w
Lindy @Chelsea.Poole 😁🌎🌱 2w
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I‘ve been trying out various recipes from the tagged cookbook. The author writes: “Don‘t be afraid to modify a recipe.” This is the kind of advice I like! The palakura pappu (a Telugu recipe from South India) that I made has whole red lentils instead of split yellow peas, yu choy sum instead of spinach, and preserved lemon instead of tamarind. I use what I have. Turned out delicious!

BiblioLitten Interesting!! 3w
Chelsea.Poole I like that advice too. Looks tasty! 3w
diovival Yum! I love a good recipe remix. So satisfying when I can make it work with what I already have in the pantry/fridge. 3w
Lindy @BiblioLitten @Chelsea.Poole @diovival Thanks for your comments 🤗 3w
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Charlotte Cooper, the British gold medalist in both the tennis singles and mixed doubles at the Paris Olympics in 1900, played in a tight-fitting, ankle-length skirt, a blouse buttoned up to her neck and down to her wrists, a corset and heeled shoes.

Suet624 Oof 3w
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Suitable Boy | Vikram Seth
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Before plunging into a 5-month-long reading odyssey, I‘m taking a moment to remember where I bought my copy of Suitable Boy: Peryton Books, when I visited my friend Shawn in Saskatoon.
If any of you want to join a group of us reading one part each week, please do!
#SuitableBoy2024

squirrelbrain Looking forward to starting this! Will be tomorrow for me, as we‘re camping and I didn‘t bring it with me. (Small campervan, big book - there‘d have been no room for anything else! 🤣) 3w
Lindy @squirrelbrain enjoy your camping trip 😊 3w
RebelReader My copy came, but I‘m still sick! Day 5! Couldn‘t even read, but I feel a bit better today so maybe I‘ll tackle part one. 3w
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jlhammar A reading odyssey indeed! Excited to dive in today. Lovely teacup. 3w
Leftcoastzen Love it ! Got some things to do today but I‘m going to dive in tonight! 3w
LeahBergen I spy your lovely tea cozy! ❤️ 3w
Lindy @RebelReader hope you feel better soon 🌻 3w
Lindy @jlhammar thanks and happy reading 🫖 3w
bekakins Ooh I‘ve got this on my shelf waiting to be read so may tag along… is there a schedule anywhere? 3w
Lindy @bekakins Beka, please join us! We are reading one part each week (the book is divided into 19 parts. Our first discussion (of Part 1) will be on February 10. Lindy's post on Litsy https://litsy.com/p/dXlyeHVBMWxh 3w
bekakins Thanks @Lindy - I‘m in! I find books this big much less intimidating when reading them as part of a group activity 😄 3w
Lindy @bekakins Welcome aboard! 3w
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Deluge | Stephen Markley
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My latest booktube upload is Recent Reads January 31: long books, short books, graphic novels, poetry, essays: 6 great books!
https://youtu.be/pG7lxYFxK2s

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As I Enfold You in Petals | Richard Van Camp
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The message in the 2nd volume in The Spirit of Denendeh graphic novel series is that it‘s never too late for redemption and that the prospect of leaving a legacy to be proud of can carry us forward to a better future. The portrayal of Fort Smith is impressively realistic—it‘s rare to see NWT communities in fiction. Tlicho cultural traditions & beliefs as shown are interesting too. Dynamic art and an inspiring story: I recommend this! #Indigenous

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As I Enfold You in Petals | Richard Van Camp
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Nice to see this Easter egg: Lacey takes a brave step in her life and she is carrying a copy of Helen Knott‘s memoir, In My Own Moccasins.

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Eastbound | Maylis de Kerangal
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Two people on a trans-Siberian train are looking for escape: a French woman in her thirties and a young Russian conscript. Their lives cross paths in a way that reminds me that we all need to look out for each other. Short, quiet and compelling. Translation by Jessica Moore. The audiobook read by Jennifer Pickens is only 2 hours and 20 minutes long… so I listened to it twice.

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andrea bennett is a nonbinary Canadian writer. In this dreamlike poetry collection, they explore pregnancy and parenthood, relationships to others and, above all, to their own body.
#queer #CanLit #poetry

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My dirtbag ex ran out of clay while crafting a bust of his own head for a university class called Sculpture I. He sat in front of a mirror and built the clay up on a styrofoam base until it began to resemble him. By the time he got to his hair, he was running low. He handed me a pair of scissors. As the first curls fell, I understood the intimacy of the barber. The moment passed.

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I‘d like to have a body like a gun. Long and narrow, smooth and cold and steel, able to hold gunpowder. Instead I am soft like a cushion. I would like to be as taut as a wall. My pulp as protected as a tooth‘s. And yet my body insists. My body offers comfort, warmth, absorbs whatever an id has to spill.

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The place where I get my hair cut is chockablock with young trans parents. It‘s not time to worry yet about how I‘ll ask not to be called *mom*. First, *madame* has appointments, ultrasounds, preventative healthcare for the at-risk postpartum period, no energy left over to say *I‘m not her*.

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I love this collection of thoughtful essays from diverse authors about the role of fibre arts in their lives.

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For the first hour or so in the recovery room, her eyes closed, Mom knitted without yarn or needles. I watched her fingers repeat the familiar dance, pulling at threads that didn‘t exist, creating small loops of air. […] I want to believe that the pair of invisible socks she knitted in recovery is among her finest work. I imagine them on permanent loan to the museum of objects made in the minds of unconscious craftspeople.
-Kevin Shaw

kassandrik Just beautiful 😍 I would love to visit if such museums existed. And all the blessings to craftspeople in this world and any other 4w
Lindy @kassandrik All the blessings indeed 😊 4w
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We create our identity through our actions and through our art.
-Sandra Lamouche, in the essay One Bead at a Time

Ddzmini Beautiful 4w
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When I became chronically ill, I began embroidering scientific diagrams. Soon the practice of stitching became something deeper, something that soothed and filled me. […] The act of embroidery calmed my nervous system and offered exquisite attention to my symptoms, making them less distressing and more something to explore.
-Lia Pas, in the essay What Is the Body but a Matrix of Threads?

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Nonpractitioners may view these “hobbies” as illogical—the time they take, the cost and storage of materials, the learning curve, the patience required—but as you‘ll see in the essays in this collection, these minor annoyances rarely register with those who love fibre arts. For us, there are profound, beautiful and sometimes heartbreaking answers to the question “Why?”
-Nancy Lee
#LitsyCrafters

TheBookHippie Oh I love this. 4w
Lindy @TheBookHippie @quietlycuriouskate It‘s an excellent collection of essays 😊 4w
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Deblovestoread Love this! And helps to explain all the fabric I have. Stacked! 4w
Lindy @Deblovestoread 🧵🪡👍 4w
kassandrik I need to find this book, all the quotes and pictures look amazing!

I had similar experiences of defending my crafting hobbies to some of my friends and distance relatives - it starts with comments about cross stitching being impractical and ruining my eyes, and ends with knitting being waste of time, when wool clothes can be bought in stores. I feel it is so hard to explain this spectrum of feelings I have while doing crafts
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Lindy @kassandrik The book is published by Arsenal Pulp Press, which is one of my favourite Canadian publishers. I hope you can get it in Finland. 4w
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Rain looks like running stitches when we watch it falling close to us—a fastening of cloud and ground with water thread.
-Sadiqa De Meijer, in the essay Spirit Materials

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What a juxtaposition and false dichotomy between my art and my counselling practices. In my art, I am a storyteller. In my work, I am a story listener. Through both, I am changed.
-Macayla Yan, in the essay Migration Threads

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Eastbound | Maylis de Kerangal
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He leans close to the glass. His gaze goes out past the reflection of his own face.
The outside is compact and shadowy. Oceanic. The Siberian forest is there. To sink into it would be like entering black water with stones in the bottoms of his pockets. And Aliocha wants to live.

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Deluge | Stephen Markley
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To let the infotainment bath of the day stream over you was to slowly scrub away at the skin of your own humanity.

TrishB Wow 😮 4w
Lindy @TrishB Good line, eh? 4w
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Deluge | Stephen Markley
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Epic near-future climate fiction that follows a disparate cast of characters over 14 years, starting in 2025. Science. Politics. Major weather events & fires. Manipulative advertising. War crimes. Fascism. Fanaticism. Drug addiction. Sex. Ends justifying means. Regrets. Redemption. Whew! It‘s a long & bumpy ride: 41 hours in audio. The full cast kept me engaged through the parts that are hard on tender sensibilities.

TrishB This looks really good. Very expensive here at the moment. 4w
Lindy @TrishB If they priced books by the pound, it would be even more pricey. 😉 4w
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Deluge | Stephen Markley
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I‘d wound my way from the office to the downtown Barnes & Noble because I did not feel like getting on a train at rush hour, not with the pulse of indignation still beating in my head, and decided to calm myself by browsing books.

Megabooks Man, that‘s a great shelf! Enjoy browsing! 4w
Lindy @Megabooks I took this at Munro‘s Books in Victoria. It‘s such a great bookstore! 4w
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Stolen | Ann-Heln Laestadius
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Elsa, a 9-year-old Sámi girl, is witness to her reindeer‘s murder. The murderer threatens to kill her too if she says anything. The animals continue to be tortured and killed. The Swedish police do nothing. A gripping tale that spans decades in Elsa‘s life, portraying the joys and challenges of contemporary Indigenous life in northern Sweden. #Translation by Rachel Willson Broyles

TrishB I can read serial killer books, but animals being murdered, nope. 1mo
Lindy @TrishB Not just murdered, tortured. That aspect is hard to take, but so is the discrimination against Sámi people and the callous indifference of the police and townspeople. 1mo
TrishB That sounds terrible too 😞 1mo
SamAnne I‘ve been trying to get to this o e ever since I read the NYT review last January! 1mo
Lindy @SamAnne once I started reading, I didn‘t want to put it down (ignoring my concurrent reads) 1mo
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Stolen | Ann-Heln Laestadius
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“I don‘t own you, you belong to yourself. You are mine only on loan.”
The reindeer were biekka oapmi, belonging to the wind. Áddjá had explained this to her carefully when she was little.