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Tocqueville: Democracy in America (Library of America) by Alexis de Tocqueville

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Tomomori of the Heike (from the Tale of the Heike) by Junji (Retold by) and Nishie Kinoshita, Sarah Ann

La Nausee (Folio) (French Edition) by Jean-Paul Sartre

Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Language Myths by Laurie Bauer

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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 had a considerable library as a result for a young teenager. I hope to reconstitute some of its content on-line and also add books I've read at Sophia University as a Comparative Culture major 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 currently own them or not and books I actually own but may not have gotten around to reading yet. Wish list contains books that I've either read or haven't read but hope to acquire or borrow and read or re-read in the future.


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


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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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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