Charisma L.

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"Everyday people and everyday acts of courage eventually change everything." - Ai-jen Poo

My Passion
Languages and travel

Something unique about me
I have a log listing nearly all of the mixtapes and CDs that I've made for other people (and I made a lot!) from the late 90s to 2015.

If I wrote an autobiography, its title would be
What a joke...and other Social-Lite Adventures

The last thing I read
The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta

What I’m reading now
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My Husband by Rumena Bužarovska (translated from the Macedonian by Paul Filev)

My Top 5 Favorite Books
  1. All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
  2. Living a Feminist Life by Sara Ahmed
  3. The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg
  4. The Break by Katherena Vermette
  5. El matrimonio de los peces rojos (Natural Histories) by Guadalupe Nettel
Genres
  • Adult Fiction
    • Literary Fiction | Contemporary, Family Sagas, Short Stories, Translations
    • Speculative Fiction | Alternative History, Epic Fantasy
  • Adult Nonfiction
    • History | Comparative Social and Cultural History, Work and Gender, Musical Subcultures
    • Creative Nonfiction | Essays, Criticism, Creative Nonfiction
    • Art | Graphic Design, Photography, Critical Museology
Languages I Can Speak
Tagalog (Filipino), Spanish, French, German

Langauges I Can Read
Tagalog (Filipino), Spanish, French, German