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Laurie Penny
Birth date: September 28, 1986
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Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 3 months ago
[I received a copy of this book from NetGalley.]Hm, OK, this is a little difficult to review, because… I pretty much agree with Laurie Penny in general in this series of essays (I can’t tell about their other writrings, as I haven’t read them at present). Most of what I’ve just read here, are things...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it 2 years ago
A short sharp read from Laurie Penny here in a novella length story which I banged through during a working break - intriguing premise, nicely done, but I wanted more to be honest.One thing that worked for me particularly was the Oxford setting which I know well, living as I do just outside of it, s...
Michael Patrick Hicks
Michael Patrick Hicks rated it 2 years ago
For me, science fiction is at its best when it tells an allegorical story reflecting on issues of the present day, and this is what makes Laurie Penny's Everything Belongs To The Future such a strong work. In 2098, scientists have created a Fountain of Youth in a little blue pill. This creates a g...
bookwookiee
bookwookiee rated it 3 years ago
Unspeakable Things is a critical read for anyone interested in gender politics and feminism. This was a book of ups and downs. I loved the anger and intensity, and Penny's honesty is refreshing. I didn't so much love the circuitous route she took in getting to her point. We would be moving down a ve...
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land"
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land" rated it 4 years ago
Arc provided by Bloomsbury USA through Netgalley TW's: Mentions of Rape and Cutting Ironically enough, despite the fact of considering myself a fervent feminist, this is the first actual book I've read on the subject . Growing up in our society it is difficult not to be aware of all the obstacle...
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