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Old 12-05-2018, 10:00 PM   #61
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This is probably something for the P&R group I suspect!
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Old 12-05-2018, 10:25 PM   #62
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This is probably something for the P&R group I suspect!
Probably. Although language is never apolitical. For example, I was fascinated by Issybird's discovering that the book I nominated is only $3 at Kobo India. That discovery fits very nicely with comments made by its author in the introduction, wherein he spoke about the devaluation/erasure of Urdu in India. I think any thread about books in translation will inevitably involve some socio-political commentary for context
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:57 AM   #63
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Well, I don't see anything jumping out at me, and my own nomination, Foreigner isn't getting any love, so I'll use my last ticket for The Left Hand of Darkness.
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Old 12-06-2018, 02:13 PM   #64
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With my last nomination, I will second Kitchen.
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:24 AM   #65
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Since I have two tickets left I will third Kitchen and also third The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By.
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