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TagsContemporary fiction (515), Mystery (389), Historical fiction (347), Translation (164), Memoir (159), Read 2012 (126), Read 2011 (124), Nonfiction (103), Short stories (93), British literature (53) — see all tags
About meI am a lifelong reader and an enthusiastic library patron. I teach college English, so I am always looking for great new books to teach.
About my libraryI have a few thousand books (I've never counted all of them)and am running out of space for them. The majority of my books are fiction although I read a lot of women's memoirs, too. The books are in no particular order although I will group like authors together sometimes. I like finding a book I forgot I had, so the random arrangement doesn't bother me. My father, who makes bookshelves, has been told to cut me off, so I have to start going through my shelves and donate books I will never reread and read those I have been meaning to. More room for new ones...
Favorite authorsSherman Alexie, Julia Alvarez, Kate Atkinson, Margaret Atwood, A. S. Byatt, Michael Chabon, Louise Erdrich, William Faulkner, Jane Gardam, Alice Hoffman, Siri Hustvedt, Penelope Lively, Alice Munro, Flannery O'Connor, Meg Wolitzer (Shared favorites)
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMay 12, 2010
Currently readingThe Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor by Flannery O'Connor
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