Book lists

(Posted/Updated 8.28.14)
This page contains the lists from my “Diversity” reading posts. I plan to add to these lists as I read, this is where you will find the additions.

You can find context for this page with these posts:

Broadening the Mind: Top 10 – Diversity Edition

Broadening the Mind II – Short Fiction Edition

Book list (Links go to the Goodreads page for the book.):

Who Fears Death – Nnedi Okorafor
The Speed of Dark – Elizabeth Moon
Boy, Snow, Bird – Helen Oyeyemi
Wicked – Gregory Maguire
Chasing Utopia – Nikki Giovanni (poetry)
The Left Hand of Darkness – Ursula K. Le Guin
The Sparrow – Mary Doria Russell
Stories of Your Life – Ted Chiang (collection)
Tender Morsels – Margo Lanagan
Fingersmith – Sarah Waters

Short Fiction. Note – these are not affiliate links, they will take you directly to the stories online for free:

Breaking the Frame – Kat Howard. I’m starting this list here because although this story is very short, it captures what I mean when I talk about stepping out of the echo chamber. When we look at things through eyes that are not just like our own, sometimes the entire story changes.

The Water that Falls On You from Nowhere – John Chu
The Lady Astronaut of Mars – Mary Robinette Kowal
African Sunrise – Nnedi Okorafor
The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas – Ursula K. Le Guin
The Lottery – Shirley Jackson
If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love – Rachel Swirsky
Paper Menagerie – Ken Liu
Burning Girls – Veronica Schanoes
Non-Zero Probabilities – N.K. Jemisin
The Devil in America – Kai Ashante Wilson. A story about love, hate, racial violence, and old world magic. TW for extreme racial violence.
Clockwork Fairies – Cat Rambo
The Urushima Effect – E. Lily Yu
When It Changed – Joanna Russ

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