So yeah by now you know I got the whole book Journal thing going on and when I read something particularly good I recommend it. Usually some delightful bit of fiction that involves magic, alien space craft, people with superpowers and/or otherworldly quest given out by a vague all penetrating semiconscious force called destiny/fate. This time is different i read a nonfiction because I’m a mature adult (allegedly).
What is this magnificent bit of literature? Newsfail: Climate Change, Feminism, Gun Control, and Other Fun Stuff We Talk About Because Nobody Else Will by Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny.
Why yes, that is a long ass title also completely worth it. Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny host of the popular podcast Citizen Radio wrote a book. A book about everything wrong with the current state of our media. A book that exist like a beacon of in the all consuming living landscape of horror that is 24/7 news networks and corporate own reporting. If you can’t tell I really enjoyed this book but Tumblr user Nothingman is this really the book for me? If you ever wondered why gun control is a controversial topic, why dudebros can’t seem to understand rape culture, why the complex menagerie of LGBTQA politics only seems to get to the G, and why you only see brown faces when it comes to the narrative of drugs in the United States than this is the book for you. If you want to learn more about these topics than this is the books for you. If you need a hard bludgeoning object to get these ideas into the head of someone close to you with subtle velocity based intellectual osmosis than this is the book for you.
its fun, honest, and backs up its truth with facts as best it can and is well on its way to be the new textbook for all progressive people across multiple lines. I really and truly recommend this book to everyone following me.
I’m not sure what I’m going to hit up next but i think I’m gonna do some epic fantasy
Also new Sandman Slim and Alex Verus some time in the next few weeks
finally finished the last book of the Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson and while it was different from my usual fair it was excellent (I really need to remember to branch out more) So wow book list is up to 62. Next Craft Sequence by Max Gladstone and Jean le Flambeur by Hannu Rajaniemi are both out next week (15th) and Clockwork century is still on my to finish list.
just finished reading The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (Inheritance 01) by N. K. Jemisin and i can already feel this is a book series that is going to take over my life after i finish it (Also book list is at 43)
I was not expecting the Grimnoir books to grab me the way they did but damn they were something else. On a side not finished all the Hugo Award (Novel) nominees for 2014 too