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  • Amazon shared from Bellwether by Connie Willis
    Crystals and aromatherapy were out, replaced apparently by recreational ethnicity. The New Age shops were advertising Iroquois sweat lodges, Russian banya therapy, and Peruvian vision quests, $249 double occupancy, meals included. There were two Ethiopian restaurants, a Filipino deli, and a cart selling Navajo fry bread.
    Note: I need to use this term ...
  • Amazon shared from Replay by Ken Grimwood
    Note: Grimwood's Replay starts w/ 43yo dying of heart attack, wake up 25 years earlier in 25y younger body
  • Amazon shared from Spin by Robert Charles Wilson
    Note: about halfway through and enjoying it so far
  • Amazon shared from The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman
    "Has it got any sports in it?" "Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Poison. True love. Hate. Revenge. Giants. Hunters. Bad men. Good men. Beautifulest ladies. Snakes. Spiders. Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passion. Miracles."
    Note: just starting another book
  • Amazon shared from Robot Ghosts and Wired Dreams: Japanese Science Fiction from Origins to Anime by Christopher Bolton
    Women do not like to assert themselves as agents of desire, which is why their desire is so often hard to describe. Can one rationally explain women’s taste for jewelry? It is not even fetishism.
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