- papersky has a modernized retelling of The Bacchae in ballad form: Not in this town.
- slashmarks adds a really great rant about the parlous state of history teaching to the usual standard rants about how terrible science teaching is. I've seen people pointing out before that eurocentric history is, well, racist, but I've not seen it all put together in a way that points out that the history of colonization also makes no sense if you only look at the history of the colonizers and not the indigenous populations.
- legionseagle writes compellingly about sexism in reporting mountaineering disasters.
Currently reading: Still Ghost spin, by Chris Moriarty. It was a bit slow to start in a way but it's picking up and is doing lots of cool stuff with the same character in multiple timelines.
Up next: The next thing on my extremely slow reading challenge list is
A book with a color in the title. I've just sent most of my to-read books back to my real house with jack, so I can't look through them and see if anything qualifies. rysmiel gave me Burning days by Glenn Grant as a belated birthday present, so that's a likely choice. Or maybe some of the genuine Hugo nominees; I've been meaning to pick up Uprooted by Naomi Novik for a while.
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