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The Hero with a Thousand Faces (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell) by Joseph Campbell
The Silent Child: Exploring the World of Children Who Do Not Speak by Laurent Danon-Boileau
Language Acquisition after Puberty (Georgetown Studies in Romance Linguistics) by Judith R. Strozer
The Second World War by Antony Beevor
The Water-Babies by Charles Kingsley
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TagsCreative Writing (184), philosophy (72), children's book (51), British literature (46), female writer (42), Harold Bloom favorites (40), American literature (39), French literature (37), Japanese literature (36), history (24) — see all tags
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 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)
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
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceFeb 21, 2012
Currently readingHow to Build Social Science Theories by Pamela J. Shoemaker
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