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Familiar Diversions

I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.

Currently reading

The Edge of the Abyss
Emily Skrutskie
Progress: 51/281 pages
The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories
Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser
Progress: 3/6 minutes
The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality
Julie Sondra Decker
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Abigail Revasch, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Tara Sands, Listening Library
Progress: 190/473 minutes
The Mystic Marriage
Heather Rose Jones
Progress: 302/426 pages
Ichi-F: A Worker's Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
Kazuto Tatsuta
Progress: 448/553 pages
The Naked Sun
Isaac Asimov
Progress: 20/187 pages
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 160 out of 422 pages.

Invader  - C.J. Cherryh

I'm fangirling over the linguistic stuff here. Bren translating, in real time, between the ship and the atevi. The ship folk may or may not be linguistically homogenous, and yet they still have to decide on someone who might be able to learn to speak to the atevi like Bren.

 

One thing, though: I would have expected more linguistic drift, but so far the Mospheiran humans and ship humans seem to communicate just fine. Then again, they haven't really talked to each other much yet.