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Reading Globally

1,655 members

"Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere." ---Jean Rhys This group is for readers who, for whatever reason, endeavor to…

BBC Radio 3 Listeners

2,677 members

Radio 3 is known as the BBC’s classical music station, but that description sells it short. It provides just over 2 million people with programming that still, in some way, connects with the BBC's…

Medieval Europe

1,420 members

A group for those with an interest in medieval history, art, music, literature, philosophy, theology, language, warfare - in short, any aspect of medieval culture.

Canadian Bookworms

542 members

A place for book-aholics from across Canada to talk about book related topics.

Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction

1,217 members

For readers of books set in Asia, or Asian Related, Asian writers, Asian American writers, Asian Culture. Contemporary and Historical Fiction, Travel, Travel Musings, Arts & Culture, and History.…

Australian LibraryThingers

978 members

A group for everyone who connects with Australia (residents, expats, lovers of Australian literature) and who are part of the LibraryThing collective.

Fans of Russian authors

406 members

A group for fans of Russian literature to discuss their favorite Russian works and authors. Recommend your favorites. Not necessary to have read them in the original language. Please post your…

British & Irish Crime Fiction

526 members

For fans of British & Irish crime fiction in all its many guises - Ian Rankin, Lindsey Davis, P.D. James, Dorothy L. Sayers, Georgette Heyer, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and many many more. We include…

Anglophiles

459 members

For everyone who is avid about English literature from all time periods. If your blood pulsates at the word "Bloomsbury" or if the name "Wickham" makes you hiss, if you can envision Pooter painting…

Deep South

415 members

For those believe the literature of the American South is worthy of deep discussion, and also for any who are interested in spending some time with those who do, welcome. Attempts to define or…

It's a LondonThing

448 members

For LibraryThing'ers living in, visiting, or interested in, London.

Brits

405 members

For residents of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Seattleites

186 members

For folks living in Seattle.

BBC Radio 4 Listeners

318 members

For those who listen to Radio 4 - fiction and nonfiction. Afternoon plays, book readings and dramatisations, The Archers, comedy half-hours ...

Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challenge

153 members

From sea to shining sea, from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans, white with foam, America offers something for everyone. Want to learn more about each state? This is the place to do it.…

Chicagoans

258 members

"Satan to newcomer, with discontent: 'The trouble with you Chicago people is that you think you are the best in Hell -- whereas you are merely the most numerous.'" - Mark Twain

French Connection

468 members

For those of us who speak French, read French or just love the French language no matter where we are in the world. Pour les francophones et francophiles des quatre coins du monde.

BookCrossing Australia!

66 members

for users of BCAUS : the Resource Group and Mailing List for BookCrossing Australia.

All Things New England

139 members

For those of us born, bred or live in the six US states which comprise "New England." And for those of you who are from "away" and love New England also.

Japanese Literature

271 members

Discussing fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction from Japan and about Japan.

South American Fiction-Argentine Writers

104 members

A group in which readers with an interest in South American writers can share their thoughts. In addition it would be nice to start some focused discussions on Borges and other Argentine writers.

Irish Librarythingers

216 members

For the Irish here. Relating to all things Irish and of Ireland. I couldn't resist the Dolmen picture from Gov.ie. Though speaking of politics please steer clear!

SF Bay Area Librarythingers

209 members

Live somewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area? Join in!

Californians Who LT

173 members

LibraryThing's California delegation. Share info on California Book Fairs, books about California and make connections with other book lovers from the Golden State.

Mainers

155 members

LibraryThing is headquartered in the West End in Portland. Are you from Maine too?

Russian books and language

121 members

Books written in Russian, translated into or from Russian, or about learning Russian. :)

Favorite Bookstores

111 members

Recommendations for bookstores for out-of-towners. I have had occasion to do a bit of traveling lately. When I reach my hotel, I pull out the phone book and look under 'Books' (and related headings)…

South Africa

114 members

South African writing - and South African members of LibraryThing

Cheeseheads of Wisconsin (COW)

94 members

COW is for anyone living in, born in, or just fond of our quirky Midwestern state! Do you drink "soda" or know what a "bubbler" is? If so, you probably belong here. :) Wisconsin-based books and…

Arizona Trading Post

71 members

Trading Post. All Arizona. Anything Arizona. Read Arizona. Explore Arizona. Share Arizona. Photos Arizona. Post anything Arizona. All Southwest topics welcomed.

SCA

243 members

The Society for Creative Anachronism is dedicated to pre-17th-century research and re-creation of the arts and skills of Europe. Our "Known World" consists of 19 kingdoms, with over 30,000 members…

West Virginians

62 members

A group for West Virginians, current and former.

Book Sales

43 members

Erasmus once said, "When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes." Well, to make sure no one has to waste too much money on the latter, I thought we could post…

KentuckyThing

33 members

A group for past, current and future residents of Kentucky. Talk about books, authors and other issues of interest to the locale.

New England Genealogy

66 members

For collectors of New England genealogical materials. A good starting point for browsing is the Library of Congress subject heading New England > Genealogy.

Hoosier Bibliophiles

57 members

For residents, past and present, of the great state of Indiana.

Bostonians (Dormant)

366 members

Boston is LibraryThing's second home...

African/African American Literature (Dormant)

289 members

The purpose of this group is to of course to share and discuss African/African American literature--both historical and contemporary books. All are invited to join.

Missouri Readers (Dormant)

127 members

Anyone is welcome, especially those from the Show-Me state!!! Come and discuss current reads and possible selections for a book to read together.

New Zealand Thingamabrarians (Dormant)

204 members

For Kiwis who participate in and adore LibraryThing!

San Diego Bibliophiles (Dormant)

171 members

This is a general discussion forum in relation to books and reading for anyone in the San Diego County area. So, please join and make this group flourish!

Scottish LibraryThingers (Dormant)

157 members

A group for anyone from Scotland, whether you live here or not, and for discussion of books with a Scottish connection.

New Yorkers City (Dormant)

262 members

For residents of the most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

Oregonians (Dormant)

242 members

For those who live in Oregon, love Oregon, or left their heart there... And those who just appreciate a rainy day to curl up with a good book.

All Books Africa (Dormant)

198 members

A group for people that like to read about Africa. Fiction, travel, history, or other material centered on Africa, from Egypt to South Africa, Senegal to Kenya

North Carolina LT Group (Dormant)

193 members

For book lovers in North Carolina.

Floridians (Dormant)

185 members

LibraryThing Florida - books and their lovers in America's most tropical state!

Irish & Celtic Studies (Dormant)

162 members

For researchers and interested parties, whether formally academic or amateur enthusiasts... anything related to Irish/Celtic study or living is welcome!

Best of British (Dormant)

151 members

A friendly forum to discuss British authors. Any genre - crime, romance, thrillers, high-brow or mass market - they can be dead or alive but who are your Best of British authors?

Los Angeles Loves Librarything (Dormant)

136 members

A group for Thingamabrarians who live in the City of Angels.

Atlanta Bibliophiles (Dormant)

125 members

LibraryThing users living in, around or from ATL

Washington, DC (Dormant)

111 members

Books and readers in our nation's capital.

Philadelphians (Dormant)

111 members

Southeastern PA* booklovers. * A very wide definition of the Philadelphia area/vicinity -- southern NJ/northern DE, even out to Lancaster is ok!

Say Yes to Michigan (Dormant)

117 members

For residents or former residents or fans of the Great Lake State.

Texans Who LibraryThing (Dormant)

109 members

Just a place for Texans to get together and talk about their libraries.

Maryland Librarythingers (Dormant)

99 members

For those of the Old Line State. Stuck in the middle of the North and South, neither rebel nor yankee be. Come to discuss the books and other aspects of the 23 counties that make this a great place…

Houstonians (Dormant)

97 members

For denizens of the Bayou City - past and present. (- Though incomers from surrounding areas are welcome!)

Austinites (Dormant)

82 members

A place for people from the Music Capital of the World to come together and enjoy their books.

Connecticut Nutmeggers (Dormant)

83 members

For Connecticut Book Lovers!

Texas History (Dormant)

59 members

For everyone interested in Texas history.

Bits for Brits (Dormant)

63 members

An interest group for British people.

National Book Festival (Dormant)

50 members

The National Book Festival is in Washington, DC, on September 24-25, 2011.

Upstate New Yorkers (Dormant)

43 members

A group for LibraryThing users in Upstate New York!

Loitering with Intent (Dormant)

47 members

British women authors from Fanny Burney to Anita Brookner, including Olivia Manning, Muriel Spark, Barbara Pym, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Barbara Comyns, Elizabeth Taylor, Jennifer Dawson, Isobel English,…

Indian Authors (Dormant)

104 members

For fans of books by Indian Authors(Salman Rushdie, Hari Kunzru, R. K. Narayan, Ruskin Bond, Jhumpa Lahiri, Amitav Ghosh, Anita Desai to name a few).

British & Irish Children's Fiction (Dormant)

114 members

That would be British & Irish fiction for children, rather than fiction for British & Irish children. :-) It can be narrowed if the group proves too big or unfocused, but for the time being assume…

Canuckistan (Dormant)

84 members

Books about Canada, Canadians about books and all about CanLit (Canadian Literature).

Portland Readers (Dormant)

72 members

Grab a coffee, pull up a chair and join this group if you live in the city of roses.

Pacific Northwest (Dormant)

68 members

Oregon, Washington, Idaho... If you hang your hat anywhere in the great Pacific Northwest!

Pittsburghers (Dormant)

71 members

For readers who live in or around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Washingtonians (Dormant)

58 members

For folks who live in Washington State.

USERS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS (Dormant)

53 members

Sharon Shaloo, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Center for the Book, said that books can be "a common ground for discussion of our shared hopes for life in this Commonwealth ... ." In that…

Aussie librarians (Dormant)

63 members

A group started after the NLA's Innovative Ideas forum in 2007, at which the lovely Abby gave a presentation and got everyone all excited about LibraryThinging. There doesn't seem to be a group for…

¡Literatura Argentina! (Dormant)

56 members

Borges, Cortázar, Sabato, Estrada, Aira, Arlt, Lynch, Laínez

Northern Virginia LibraryThingers (Dormant)

53 members

Because, you know, we really *do* have a separate identity from the Washingtonians and the rest of the Virginians.

Crescent City Connection (Dormant)

45 members

This group is for New Orleans and Louisiana LTers, whether at home or dispersed, and for those for whom New Orleans is a 2nd home, and for those who love it, warts and all, especially those who are…

Central Virginians (Dormant)

41 members

You live or maintain roots in Richmond, Charlottesville, Petersburg, Williamsburg, Farmville, or in one of the spaces in between. Let's talk local events, local authors, favorite places for book…

The City That Reads (Baltimore. Yes, hon, Baltimore.) (Dormant)

42 members

This was once Baltimore's city motto. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltimore. All residents and friends of Charm City are welcome.

Utah Thing (Dormant)

37 members

For residents of the Beehive state (or just those who love it) to discuss Library Thing things, Utah authors, books about Utah, jello recipes, or whatever else crosses our minds: Edward Abbey to…

Los Angeles Area Book Clubs & Booklovers (Dormant)

42 members

Are you in or around the Los Angeles area? Looking for a book club in L.A. or want to promote your book club? Love LibraryThing and want to meet others who do? We meet 5 times each month with…

BookCrossing Portugal (Dormant)

41 members

Este grupo é composto pelos BookCrossers de Portugal. bookcrossing n. the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise. (added to the Concise…

Canada (Dormant)

35 members

All things Canadian.

Oakland! (Dormant)

30 members

For Oakland based Library Thingers. I'm guessing we all own Story of a City. Let's see what else we have in common.

Twin Cities Reads (Dormant)

26 members

Saint Paul Public Library started this group in December 2008 as a part of the Winter Jackets adult reading program sponsored by Twin Cities metro area public libraries in January and February 2008.…

MinnesotaThings (Dormant)

36 members

For Minnesotan and for discussing books by Minnesota authors or set in Minnesota.

Hawaii (Dormant)

31 members

LibraryThing users in Hawaii.

DFW LibraryThingers (Dormant)

35 members

A group for those calling the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex home.

Midwestern Readers (Dormant)

33 members

A group for people living in the Midwest who love to read!

Nebraskans who LibraryThing (Dormant)

34 members

Exclusive Africa (Dormant)

19 members

A home for readers in Africa, readers on Africa, Exclusive Book fans, Seattle coffee drinkers, Boekehuis afficianados Johannesburg and Cape Town insomniacs, "Nice" Books (and coffee) the culturally…

Charity Shop Swap - UK (Dormant)

20 members

If you love to hunt around charity shops, jumble sales, and car boot sales for bargains, but frequently run into the "that's a great edition at a wonderful price, but I already have a copy" syndrome,…

SCA Embroiderers and Needleworkers (Dormant)

19 members

This group is for those who study pre-1600 embroidery and needlework techniques in the SCA and in other living history groups. Please tag your books- SCA, pre-1600 embroidery or pre-1600 needlework…

Hong Kong Bookies (Dormant)

19 members

A place for Hong Kong-based ex-pats DESPERATE for literature but faced with the ever-diminishing supply of English language books - share what you've read lately (hopefully not the usual glossy…

Birmingham Alabama (Dormant)

20 members

For those interested in books about Birmingham, Alabama. Likely a rather select group, but I'd like to be able to get you all together if possible. This group officially supports local independent…

20th Century British Realism (Dormant)

16 members

This is a group for what some have called the "Angry Young Men", as well as like-minded women, and the precursors and followers of same. Authors I have in mind are the 50s kitchen-sink realists like…

Cap City, Ohio (Dormant)

16 members

Come on, there have to be a few people in Columbus who know how to read...

Teen'scape (Dormant)

9 members

Read a great book lately and want to rave or rant about it? Here's the space, exclusively for teens and provided by the New Castle-Henry County Public Library. Join the summer reading program and you…

Iowa City Folksta's (Dormant)

7 members

People who live, or have lived in Iowa City, that want to talk about books and how the city's atmosphere might have shaped their reading. Or, just people in Iowa City who are bored and want to start…

LibraryThing in Plano (Dormant)

7 members

This group is for everyone, but I hope it will become especially useful to those of us in Plano, Texas. This is the place to talk about where and when good book sales will take place. Who will be…

SCA - Trinovantia Nova (Dormant)

4 members

Shire of Trinovantia Nova, Kingdom of Ealdormere - the Society for Creative Anachronism, (London/St. Thomas & Surrounding areas, Ontario)

San Antonio (Dormant)

3 members

Group for residents of San Antonio (TX, USA)

Rose Polytechnic Institute (Dormant)

1 member

Are there any of you left out there?

Dublin Public Library (Dormant)

1 member

Located in Dublin, Texas, 70 miles southwest of Fort Worth, and the home of Dublin Dr Pepper.

Twin cities Books (Dormant)

16 members

Minneapolis & St. Paul readers discuss books.

Texas Wendish Heritage Society Library (Dormant)

1 member

Holdings in the Lillie Caldwell Moerbe Library of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society and Museum located in Serbin, Texas and in the libraries of its members and friends.

CCFA's Governor General's Literary Awards (Dormant)

4 members

"The Canada Council for the Arts funds, administers and promotes the Governor General’s Literary Awards. Each winner receives a cheque for $15,000 and a specially-crafted copy of the winning book…

Barony of Calafia - SCA - (Dormant)

1 member

For members of the SCA in the Barony of Calafia, Kingdom of Caid. Barony members and friends are invited to join. **unofficial group** Calafia is one of the founding baronies in Kingdom of Caid…

chipy (Dormant)

1 member

Chicago Python User Group

Leighton Buzzard Readers (Dormant)

1 member

For the people that lives in this town, loves this town and reads in this town.

EVPL Teen Zone (Dormant)

1 member

What Evansville, IN teens are reading and talking about.

Humor list for FR VV LCSC Cluster (Dormant)

1 member

List of suggested humorous books from the Readers Advisory of Puget Sound 5/2/07. With my brief description.

 

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