Read The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison "Test" Bechdel, the third in her series of autobiographical graphic novels after "Fun Home" and "Are You My Mother?". This one focuses on her life in fitness and sports, she's a pretty keen cyclist, runner and did some karate and a lot of other stuff.
It's lighter than the the other books but still manages to fit in a lot of angst somehow, along with the wry humour. It covers her whole life decade by decade so it's not really a sequel.
I liked reading it though it wasn't as mindblowing as "Fun Home".
What I'm Reading
Re-read The Stainless Steel Rat by Harry Harrison, classic sci-fi action comedy. Felt like I needed some nostalgic comfort reading and it fit the mark: funny and clever. Was reminded of it when I read Harrison's juvenile "The Men From P.I.G. and R.O.B.O.T." to the kid, but despite my hopes can't give him this one. There's no explicit sex or even swearing, but there are clear implications of prostitution and lines like "swimming in a spacesuite is about as easy to manage as making live in free fall".
Great nostalgia for me, not sure how other people would take it.
Sci/Tech. Hacker hoodie uses IR to blind some surveillance cameras. Binary star sundial.
History. So you've been challenged to a duel, full book. Emperor Commodus.
Economics/politics. Growth: who loses? Economy is less flexible than we thought.
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