The stately pilcrow (¶)—wouldn't it be a nice shape for a bookmark? Or perhaps for a top-heavy bookend?—more apt to fall over itself than to prevent its shelf-mates from doing so. I sympathize; I fall over sometimes too.


Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Orbit, 2013

A book whose protagonist is a spaceship who has a conscious mind and has many human bodies. This is a little confusing, but imagine: she can sing choral music by herself!