[LMB] Shopping "montage" ?
kcollett at hamilton.edu
Fri Jun 23 16:46:15 BST 2017
On Jun 23, 2017, at 11:01 AM, pouncer at aol.com wrote:
> The author of the list apparently understands the meaning of the
> word "montage" differently than I do. Or read a version of
> _Barrayar_ from an alternate universe. Still, one hopes the
> exposure brings in new fans.
Yeah, I boggled a bit at shopping “montage” — I mean, it’s not like there’s actually any shopping going on at all!
I’ve nearly finished the Jill Lapore Secret History of Wonder Woman — Lapore certainly pulls together fascinating details from that whole era, from the suffrage movement through the middle of the century.
I liked Connie Willis’s Blackout and its completion All Clear a lot, but agree with others that it could have been more tightly edited into one book. Doomsday is wonderful but not cheerful. Willis’s books run such a range from the hilarious to the tragic to the depressing (tragic is fine; I avoid depressing).
I’ve added several of the works on the list to my own wishlist. And now I’ll have to look into Fictitious Persons, too.
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