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avatar for mouse salt marsh started reading My Favorite Thing Is Monsters

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My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When …

avatar for mouse salt marsh commented on Private Government

I really like the structure of this book, with a set of arguments, comments from other scholars, and then a response from the author. I haven't encountered that much before, but maybe it's common in academic writing?

Private Government cover (paperback, 2019)

5 stars

Private Government by Elizabeth Anderson

Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments--and why we can't see it

One in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number almost certainly would be higher if we recognized employers for what they are--private governments with sweeping authoritarian power over our lives. Many employers minutely regulate workers' speech, clothing, and manners on the job, and …

avatar for mouse salt marsh finished reading Private Government

Private Government cover (paperback, 2019)

5 stars

Private Government by Elizabeth Anderson

Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments--and why we can't see it

One in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number almost certainly would be higher if we recognized employers for what they are--private governments with sweeping authoritarian power over our lives. Many employers minutely regulate workers' speech, clothing, and manners on the job, and …

avatar for mouse salt marsh started reading Private Government

Private Government cover (paperback, 2019)

5 stars

Private Government by Elizabeth Anderson

Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments--and why we can't see it

One in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number almost certainly would be higher if we recognized employers for what they are--private governments with sweeping authoritarian power over our lives. Many employers minutely regulate workers' speech, clothing, and manners on the job, and …

avatar for mouse salt marsh wants to read Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili cover (Hardcover, 1999)

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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili by Francesco Colonna

Printed in the same size and format as the original, the book includes all the woodcuts and has a substantial introduction by Professor Godwin. Its appearance is a publishing event, filling a notorious gap in every academic library, in the collections of scholars, and on the bookshelves of everyone interested in the history of Western culture.

avatar for mouse salt marsh rated Clandestine Occupations

4 stars

Clandestine Occupations cover (Paperback, 2015)

4.5 stars

Clandestine Occupations by Diana Block

A unique, fictional portrait of feminist radicals that brings the legacy of the ’60s and ’70s into its portrayal of radical activism in the 21st century

Radical activist Luba Gold makes the difficult decision to go underground to support the Puerto Rican independence movement. When Luba’s collective is targeted by an FBI sting, she escapes with her baby but leaves …

avatar for mouse salt marsh commented on Nearly Roadkill

yess I was finally able to request an inter-library loan for this!!

Nearly Roadkill cover (Paperback, 1996)

5 stars

Nearly Roadkill by Caitlin Sullivan

"A novel written in cyberspace, Nearly Roadkill is an Infobahn erotic thriller without any boundaries - virtual, sexual, legal, or otherwise. What-appears-to-be Boy meets what-appears-to-be Girl. But their world is the Net, where any persona - and any gender - can be created. They pose as a host of different personalities, switching identities and genders as quickly as they create …

avatar for mouse salt marsh finished reading Clandestine Occupations

Clandestine Occupations cover (Paperback, 2015)

4.5 stars

Clandestine Occupations by Diana Block

A unique, fictional portrait of feminist radicals that brings the legacy of the ’60s and ’70s into its portrayal of radical activism in the 21st century

Radical activist Luba Gold makes the difficult decision to go underground to support the Puerto Rican independence movement. When Luba’s collective is targeted by an FBI sting, she escapes with her baby but leaves …

avatar for mouse salt marsh wants to read Nearly Roadkill

Nearly Roadkill cover (Paperback, 1996)

5 stars

Nearly Roadkill by Caitlin Sullivan

"A novel written in cyberspace, Nearly Roadkill is an Infobahn erotic thriller without any boundaries - virtual, sexual, legal, or otherwise. What-appears-to-be Boy meets what-appears-to-be Girl. But their world is the Net, where any persona - and any gender - can be created. They pose as a host of different personalities, switching identities and genders as quickly as they create …