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The Broken Earth Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

This series kept popping up on my radar in unexpected places, so I decided to give it a chance. I got the first book, The Fifth Season, from the library a week or two ago. I typically have a hard time getting into "epic" fantasy or sci-fi, and I stumbled a bit here at first. But once I got a bit more familiar with the world and how it works, I got hooked. Read the last 300 or so pages of it on Wednesday, and when I saw that I was going to have to wait a while to get the second book from the library, I ordered the trilogy from Amazon. 

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I'm reading Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene. It's been sitting on my shelf for a year so I'm finally getting to it. 

 

This isn't the first book of his that I've read, and I'm again reminded of how much I really love his writing. He writes in such a clear and manageable way that makes you feel like you're really understanding the material but without sacrificing much in the way of depth. It's a rather rare feat in science writing, in my experience. His fame as a science popularizer is well earned, IMO. 

 

I'm not too far along but it's hard to put down. Pretty impressive, I think, for a 40 year old science book! 

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I actually started on two books in the last day. Going back to my old habit of reading a novel and a nonfiction at the same time. I chose:

 

Leadership in Turbulent Times, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. She's one of my favorite historians. 

White Rose, Black Forest, by Eoin Dempsey. It's a WWII novel and pretty short.

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