Babel (EBook, 2022, Harper Voyager) 4 stars

From award-winning author R. F. Kuang comes Babel, a thematic response to The Secret History …

Great book on empire and the struggle against it

5 stars

The way language is commoditized is a good allegory for imperial plunder. The central debate (violence or non-violence?) can also be applied to current affairs, like the fight for a livable planet.