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Book: Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD


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My gift to myself after surviving this semester...

Living Fabric: Weaving Among the Nomads of Ladakh Himalaya by Monisha Ahmed


And here's the blurb about the book...
This is the first study of the tradition of weaving among the nomadic pastoralists of Rupshu, in eastern Ladakh. Weaving touches all aspects of life in Rupshu, where both women and men weave, each on a different type of loom. Local narrative states that the craft of weaving was bestowed upon Rupshu by the gods, and thus all feats related to it have a close connection to the sublime.

This book documents and analyses the ways in which fibers, weaving, and textiles are symbolized, constructed, and experienced in Rupshu where themes such as gender, kinship, hierarchical and spatial relations find ready expression through the design and making of cloth. Through her work the author traces the relationship between livestock, weaving, social and symbolic structures in order to understand the multitude of contexts within which wool-oriented activities exist.

Richly illustrated, this book will appeal to those with an interest in textiles, nomads, gender studies, and the Himalaya.

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Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

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"High heels und Gummistiefel" by Muriel Zagha
"Fictions" by Jorge Luís Borges
"Inventing Byzantine Iconoclasm" by Leslie Brubaker
"The History of Berlin" by Wieland Giebel

The Golden Age by Woodkid
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Books: Jazz by Toni Morrison, Once A Spy by Keith Thompson, L.A. Outlaws by T.Jefferson Parker.

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Les Miserables (Penguin Clothbound edition) - Victor Hugo
French Women Don't Get Fat - Mirielle Guiliano
The Sea - John Banville
Perfume - Patrick Suskind
Journal of a Solitude - May Sarton
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell - Susanna Clarke
Oranges are Not the Only Fruit - Jeanette Winterson
The Gargoyle - Andrew Davidson

watercolors. riveting nonfiction. noodles.
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Gods Behaving Badly - Marie Phillips
Dead Girls Don't Lie - Jennifer Shaw Wolf
Guyaholic - Carolyn Macker
The Spectacular Now - Tim Tharp

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Oedipus at Colonus by sophocles
Macbeth by Shakespeare

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Middelsex by jeffrey eugenides
Narcopolis by jeet thayil
The name of the wind by Patrick rothfuss

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Lanvin: I Love You by Alber Elbaz

Vogue Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions, People by Hamish Bowles


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Pre-ordered - McQueen & I by Annabelle Neilson.

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Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
Petals on the Wind by Virginia Andrews
Not A Drop To Drink by Mindy McGinnis
Monster Love by Carol Topolski
The Vanishing by Wendy Webb
Under Your Skin by Sabine Durrant
The Three by Sarah Lotz
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Trespass by Rose Tremain
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Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn

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California by Edan Lepucki
The Merciless by Danielle Vega
The Hundred Foot Journey by Richard C Morais
The Vacationers by Emma Straub
We Are The Goldens by Dana Reinhardt
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