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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

An Extraordinary Union
Alyssa Cole
Progress: 108/258 pages
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

"Could a reader not realize they hadn’t read a female author in two years?"

I can't imagine going two years without reading a single book by a female author.

 

On a semi-related note, this reminded me of a conversation I had a few months ago, when a male relative of mine told me he actively avoids reading books by female authors, particularly recent releases. We don't always see eye-to-eye on certain subjects, but I had thought books were a fairly safe and fun topic. Now I'm trying to remember if we've ever talked about female authors.