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97. "Somewhere Beneath Those Waves" by Sarah Monette

Review has just gone live at Tor.com, here.

98. "Persuasion" by Jane Austen

The best of Austen's novels, Persuasion is the story that begins after most of her books would have ended. The heroine is nearly thirty, having denied her youthful passion and suffered for the loss, when she's reunited with the man she rejected - and most of the book is awkward, sad, and painful. It has a happy ending, of course, but it's the book that feels the most serious, the most real. Anne Elliot is the fullest of Austen's protagonists, the most human and nuanced, and she also holds the most old pain inside her. Those two things? Definitely inter-related. Persuasion doesn't display the same playful textual wit as Emma, but it's a richer, more fulfilling story.

99. ^The CV Handbook^ by Will Coghill-Behrends & Rebecca Anthony

This was pretty damned useful in putting together a CV, and also humorous enough to keep the reader from falling asleep while reading through it. I'd recommend it for anybody in academia to use for guidelines, samples, and focuses. Handy text!



^ indicates nonfiction
* indicates re-read

1. ^To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and Science Fiction^ by Joanna Russ
2. ^The Secret Feminist Cabal: A Cultural History of Science Fiction Feminisms^ by Helen Merrick
3. ^Creating Short Fiction^ by Damon Knight
4. "Brave New Worlds" ed. by John Joseph Adams
5. ^The Country You Have Never Seen^ by Joanna Russ
6. ^Writers Gone Wild^ by Bill Peschel
7. "Ash" by Malinda Lo
8. "Among Others" by Jo Walton
9. "Secrets of the Demon" by Diana Rowland
10. "A Boy's Own Story" by Edmund White
11. ^Creating Short Fiction^ by Damon Knight*
12. "Grandville" and "Grandville Mon Amour" by Bryan Talbot
13. "Fables v.1-4" by Bill Willingham, various*
14. "The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 5" ed. Jonathan Strahan
15. ^Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminis^ by Mary Daly
16. "Angels in America" by Tony Kushner
17. "The Wise Man's Fear" by Patrick Rothfuss
18. "The Female Man" by Joanna Russ
19. "I Don't Want to Kill You" by Dan Wells
20. "Deathless" by Catherynne Valente
21. ^Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present^ by Neil Miller
22. "Fables" v. 5-8 by Bill Willingham, various*
23. "Huntress" by Malinda Lo
24. "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic" by Alison Bechdel
25. ^Steering the Craft^ by Ursula K. Le Guin
26. "The Unwritten: Dead Man's Knock" by Mike Carey & Peter Gross
27. "Ooku: The Inner Chambers" v. 2-5
28. "The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For" by Alison Bechdel
29. "Teeth: Vampire Tales" ed. Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling
30. "Red Glove" by Holly Black
31. "The Adventures of Alyx" by Joanna Russ
32. "Eclipse 4" edited by Jonathan Strahan
33. "Pale Demon" by Kim Harrison
34. "Dead Reckoning" by Charlaine Harris
35. "Fantasy & Science Fiction: May/June 2011" edited by Gordon Van Gelder
36. "The Wild Girls, Plus…" by Ursula K. Le Guin
37. "Asimov's Science Fiction: July 2011" edited by Sheila Williams
38. "And Chaos Died" by Joanna Russ
39. "Dust" by Elizabeth Bear
40. "Fables v. 9-12" by Bill Willingham, Various*
41. "Down the Mysterly River" by Bill Willingham (ARC)
42. "Chill" by Elizabeth Bear
43. "Grail" by Elizabeth Bear
44. "Feynman" by Ottaviana & Myrick
45. "We Who Are About to…" by Joanna Russ
46. ^Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing^ by Margaret Atwood
47. "Welcome to Bordertown" edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner
48. "Bullet" by Laurell K. Hamilton*
49. "Hit List" by Laurell K. Hamilton
50. "God's War" by Kameron Hurley
51. ^Creating Short Fiction^ by Damon Knight*
52. "Stories of Your Life and Others" by Ted Chiang
53. "Side Jobs" by Jim Butcher
54. "Anya's Ghost" by Vera Brosgol
55. "Asimov's, August 2011" (ed. Sheila Williams) & "F&SF, July/August 2011" (ed. Gordon Van Gelder)
56. "Fables" v. 13-15 + "1001 Nights of Snowfall" by Bill Willingham & various*
57. "Jack of Fables" v. 1-3 by Bill Willingham & Matthew Sturges & various*
58. "Level Up" by Gene Luen Yang & Thien Pham
59. "A Study in Lavender: Queering Sherlock Holmes" edited by Joseph R. G. DeMarco
60. "Kitty's Big Trouble" by Carrie Vaughn
61. ^Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy^ by various
62. "Rule 34" by Charles Stross
63. "The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2011" edited by Rich Horton
64. "Naked City" edited by Ellen Datlow
65. "Ghost Story" by Jim Butcher
66. "Kitty's Greatest Hits" by Carrie Vaughn
67. "The Two of Them" by Joanna Russ
68. "Wilde Stories 2011" edited by Steve Berman
69. "Kittatinny: a Tale of Magic" by Joanna Russ
70. "Jack of Fables v. 4-9" by Bill Willingham &Matthew Sturges
71. "The Tempering of Men" by Sarah Monette & Elizabeth Bear
72. "On Strike Against God" by Joanna Russ
73. "The Uncanny" by Sigmund Freud
74. ^How to Suppress Women's Writing^ by Joanna Russ*
75. "The Zanzibar Cat" by Joanna Russ
76. "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen*
77. "Death in Venice" by Thomas Mann*
78. "All Men of Genius" by Lev A. C. Rosen
79. "Codename Sailor V: #1" & "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: #1" by Naoko Takeuchi
80. "Extra(ordinary) People" by Joanna Russ
81. "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen*
82. "Magic Mommas, Trembling Sisters, Puritans & Perverts: Feminist Essays" by Joanna Russ
83. "Down These Strange Streets" edited by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois
84. "The Ammonite Violin & Others" by Caitlin R. Kiernan
85. ^On Joanna Russ^ edited by Farah Mendlesohn
86. "The Cold Commands" by Richard K. Morgan
87. "Salome" by Oscar Wilde
88. "The Hidden Side of the Moon" by Joanna Russ
89. ^What Are We Fighting For? Sex, Race, Class, and the Future of Feminism^ by Joanna Russ
90. "TRSF" edited by Stephen Cass
91. "Emma" by Jane Austen
92. "The Stranger" by Albert Camus
93. "Coraline" by Neil Gaiman*
94. "The Book of Ballads" by Charles Vess, various
95. "The Freedom Maze" by Delia Sherman
96. "A+E 4ever" by i. merey
97. "Somewhere Beneath Those Waves" by Sarah Monette
98. "Persuasion" by Jane Austen
99. ^The CV Handbook^ by Will Coghill-Behrends & Rebecca Anthony

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