May 29, 2019

14.2: The Raven Tower post-read w/ Reading the End: 2nd Person, Language Games, and Hamlet.

The Demographically Similar Jenny's join us again for our post-read discussion of Ann Leckie's The Raven Tower ( We liked it! We're talking about it!

We loved having them on so much, go listen to their podcast ( for more great book content. (#Content for the #Content #Gods!)

Other books mentioned on this podcast: 

- The Broken Earth series by NK Jemisin (2nd person) 
- The Inheritance Trilogy by NK Jemisin (gods as narrators) 
- The Steerswoman series by Rosmary Kirstein 
- Mission Child by Maureen F. McHugh (non-binary main character)
- Ninefox Gambit & follow-ups by Yoon Ha Lee (non-binary characters by a trans masc author)

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