It’s how you act on assumptions that makes all the difference. Like other bleeding heart liberals, I’m hoping that society in general will continue to become more tolerant and accepting of people’s differences.
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This is a story of awakening and discovery as Miss Pettigrew becomes a real-life Cinderella who has been gifted 24 hours to live a life she had never before dreamed of but embraces whole heartedly.
Written as an exploitation film parody, this feminist dystopian comic is sure to make many feel “noncompliant”. Of course, life on the Auxillary Compliance Outpost known as Bitch Planet isn’t easy.
Taking place in the “wilds of Canada” did intrigue me -- so I thought I would pick it up while visiting Ontario (where this book takes place). Plus, the beginnings of a few politically charged discussions can be found in this book along with some lovely scenes in nature.
It’s beautifully written and it’s the perfect way to learn more about the people in this great country of ours.
Set in a dystopian future, Bone Machine travels far and wide across the desert with his partner in search of the most valued possession to those with power and weapons: books.
I picked it up because of the premise -- it’s timely and unique. It’s also a translation, which prompted me to read it because I love exploring books from cultures and languages other than my own.