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Flèche | Mary Jean Chan
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"Flèche (French for 'arrow') is an offensive technique commonly used in épée, a competitive sport of the poet's teenage years. This cross-linguistic pun presents the queer, non-white body as both vulnerable ('flesh') and weaponised ('flèche') in public and private spaces. Themes of multilingualism, queerness, and cultural history emerge by means of an imagined personal and national biography, spoken by a polyphony of female voices."
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ephemeralwaltz Out today! 3w
ephemeralwaltz @Weaponxgirl how delicious does this look 3w
Weaponxgirl Wow! Yup that looks excellent! 3w
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MrBook
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#TBRtemptation post 6! Just released. For fans of Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire, here‘s the true story of Albert Hicks, who was either #NYC‘s last pirate or first gangster. In the mid-1800s, he frequented the Five Points. He became NYC‘s most feared criminal figure. At his peak, he was to rob an oyster sloop but something went wrong. Police found the ship near Coney Island, lots of blood & gore but no bodies. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

ruskigurl16 Ugh. There goes my TBR pile. All of the recommendations are just great today. 😂❤️📚 1mo
MrBook @ruskigurl16 😇😆🙌🏻 1mo
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#TBRtemptation post 5! Recently released. The award-winning food writer explores contemporary food climate. How did we get here—where we can get strawberries in winter and find squid ink on store shelves—and what costs result from our easier-than-ever access to the wide range food available. What‘s the relationship between food and culture? Is there a balance? How have ingredients and processes changed over time? #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

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#TBRtemptation post 4! Clemantine Wamariya began to see her parents whisper, neighbors disappear, and hear thunderous sounds, when she was 6. In 1994, her and her older 15-year-old sister fled Rwanda, wandering through many African countries parentless. Imprisoned, abused, escaping refugee camps, and experiencing kindness, they would eventually be granted asylum in the US. Then the journey into her past would begin. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

APLitlife On my TBR! Trying to get through as much as I can this summer. 1mo
MrBook @APLitlife 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
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#TBRtemptation post 3! A tale of opulence and scandal in turn-of-the-century London and Paris. The legendary Cesar Ritz was invited to London‘s Savoy Hotel to make it the world‘s best hotel. Ritz brought his team, including his famous chef, Auguste Escoffier. The Belle Époque era is richly detailed, with British aristocrats & American nouveaux riche, Oscar Wilde & Sarah Bernhardt, indulging in paradigm-shifting luxury. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook ?

readingjedi Sounds good! 1mo
twohectobooks This cover! Wow! 1mo
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#TBRtemptation post 2! This is the accumulated diary entries and observations of a woman who was determined to live her life to the fullest knowing her life would be cut short due to cystic fibrosis and a rare superbug. For 10 years, from 15 to her passing at 25, Mallory determined to “live happy”, experiencing life and graduating at the top of her Stanford class. Her entries were published posthumously by her mother. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

JanuarieTimewalker13 Oh this sounds great!!! Thanks for posting!! 1mo
DeeLew Thank you for posting. I am going to have to read this one. I hope I can get through it without crying. I had a dear childhood friend that died from complications of CF. It was heartbreaking to see him suffer so much in his short lifetime. 1mo
MrBook @JanuarieTimewalker13 @DeeLew ☺️🤗🤗🤗 1mo
KarenUK My husband suffers from CF. I‘m not sure if I can or can‘t read this but I‘m stacking as a maybe. Might have to be the right time..... 1mo
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#TBRtemptation post 1! Recently hit bookstores! A funny and candid account of one American‘s experience in France. John‘s a writer for Vanity Fair and GQ whose mother told him stories as a boy about her education abroad there. When he married a French waitress in NYC, they moved to Paris. After 15 years, he has some myth-busting to share. It‘s a love letter to France and all its richness and idiosyncrasies. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

Maggie_Reads Oooo...I‘m a certified Francophile so I need to check this out!! 1mo
squirrelbrain Sounds fab - stacked! 1mo
tapgurl This sounds really good! 1mo
tpixie Thanks!! My sister just told me she is starting this book so I thought we would do a buddy read together exclamation!! 1mo
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Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s | Otto Penzler, Leslie S Klinger
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#TBRtemptation post 3! Definitely worthy of your coffee table! Wow! What a gorgeous book inside and out! Five classic mysteries that epitomize 1920s crime fiction. Beautifully printed with commentaries. Are you a mystery fan, a 1920s fan, a pretty book fan? This looks awesome! #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

JazzFeathers Oh my goodness! NEED!!!!!!!! 1mo
MrBook @JazzFeathers That‘s what I said! 😆🙌🏻 1mo
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Death Notice | Zhou Haohui
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#TBRtemptation post 2! This became one of Asia‘s biggest thrillers of 2018! See what all the hullabaloo is about! A police officer‘s brutal murder in Sichuan Province sends shockwaves. A mysterious person called Eumenides is behind it...and the public is nominating people worthy of being targeted. The police start getting death notices about next targets but can‘t stop the killings. A high-octane mystery thriller! #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

BooknerdsLife 😱 This sounds great & as Chinese Australian, I‘m ashamed I‘ve never heard of this book!!! Stacked! & Thank you @MrBook 1mo
MrBook @BooknerdsLife ☺️😁🤗🤗🤗 1mo
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