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CollectionsYour library (393), Wishlist (200), Currently reading (5), To read (102), Read but unowned (225), Favorites (22), All collections (645)

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Tagsphilosophy (72), children's book (51), British literature (46), female writer (43), Harold Bloom favorites (40), American literature (39), French literature (37), Japanese literature (36), psychology (24), history (24) — see all tags

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About meI read in three languages: English, French and Japanese. I'm currently learning to read in Spanish.

About my libraryI used to receive books for birthdays and Christmases and as a result had a considerable library for a young teenager. I would like to reconstitute some of its content on-line and also add books I've read in college as a Comparative Culture major at Sophia University or studied as a graduate student in Secondary Education at Texas A&M and in a Foreign Language Education program at the University of Texas - Austin. My library consists of books I've actually read, whether I own them or not and books I actually own but may not have read yet. Wish list holds books that I've either read or haven't read but hope to acquire or borrow and read or re-read in the future.

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Favorite authorsWalter Benjamin, Albert Camus, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, Ernest Hemingway, George MacDonald, Patrick Modiano, Michel de Montaigne, Masayuki Nishie, Saint-John Perse, John Cowper Powys, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Delmore Schwartz, Richard Selzer, Wallace Stevens, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)

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Favorite librariesAustin Public Library - Austin History Center, Austin Public Library - Faulk Central Library, Austin Public Library - Howson Branch, University of Texas Libaries - Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas Libraries - Classics Library, University of Texas at Austin

Other favoritesTexas Book Festival 2011, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

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LocationAustin, TX

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Member sinceFeb 21, 2012

Currently readingHow to Build Social Science Theories by Pamela J. Shoemaker
Stories and poems for extremely intelligent children of all ages by Harold Bloom
El cuento hispánico: A Graded Literary Anthology by Edward J. Mullen
Making Sense of Language: Readings in Culture and Communication by Susan D Blum
Making the social world : the structure of human civilization by John R. Searle

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