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I like literary fiction and speculative fiction.

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Memory Librarian (Hardcover, 2022, HarperCollins Publishers) 3 stars

In The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer, singer-songwriter, actor, fashion icon, activist, …

Great concept...

3 stars

I'm a big fan of Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer album and I love the idea of an anthology exploring more of that world. I wish I'd liked the stories more!

The Memory Police (Paperback, 2020, Vintage) 4 stars

**2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

A haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance, …

Dreamlike and mysterious

4 stars

A slow, eddying novel about living with change and forgetting the past. Not much happens, but i still found myself thinking a lot about this book and its quiet hopefulness.

12 Bytes (Hardcover, 2021, Grove Press) 4 stars

Literary essays on technologies past, present and future

4 stars

I enjoyed this, even though I've been reading a lot of the same things that Winterson has so there wasn't much new to me here. Suspect I will come back to this from time to time, she has a way of writing about the history and present of technology that is both beautiful and informative