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Member: Brasidas

CollectionsYour library (1,413), Favorites (142), All collections (1,413)

Reviews74 reviews

Tagsfiction (756), 01 (634), nonfiction (426), us (404), translation (340), uk (339), history (131), poetry (130), 20 c (123), criticism (89) — see all tags

MediaNot set (1), Book (1,412), Paper Book (1,357), Audiobook (5), Ebook (1)

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About meI was a Spartan officer during the first decade of the Peloponnesian War.

About my libraryEclectic with a penchant for the classic, the off-beat and the neglected.

GroupsAncient History, Folio Society devotees, Nabokov!, Second World War History, Spanish Civil War, The Brontës

Favorite authorsAeschylus, Anna Akhmatova, Nelson Algren, Dante Alighieri, Martin Amis, Allan Appel, Karen Armstrong, Margaret Atwood, W. H. Auden, Isaac Babel, Beryl Bainbridge, Neil Baldwin, J.G. Ballard, John Banville, Donald Barthelme, Giorgio Bassani, Samuel Beckett, Louis Begley, Saul Bellow, Nina Berberova, David Bergamini, John Berger, Ingmar Bergman, Thomas Bernhard, Elizabeth Bishop, Julia Blackburn, Robert Bly, Roberto Bolaño, Jorge Luis Borges, Paul Bowles, Charlotte Brontë, Anita Brookner, Christopher R. Browning, Mikhail Bulgakov, Anthony Burgess, Michael Burkard, William S. Burroughs, Richard Burton, Robert Burton, Ian Buruma, Italo Calvino, Albert Camus, Truman Capote, Angela Carter, Raymond Carver, Giacomo Girolamo Casanova, Willa Cather, Catullus, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Benvenuto Cellini, Jung Chang, Bruce Chatwin, John Cheever, Anton Chekhov, Pema Chödrön, Winston S. Churchill, Cicero, J. M. Coetzee, Albert Cohen, Joseph Conrad, Dante, Charles Darwin, Daniel Defoe, Don DeLillo, Jared Diamond, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Shūsaku Endō, William Faulkner, Henry Fielding, Gustave Flaubert, E. M. Forster, Michael Frayn, James George Frazer, John Gardner, Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, Nadine Gordimer, Stephen Jay Gould, Robert Graves, Alasdair Gray, Graham Greene, Vasily Grossman, Brooks Hansen, Thomas Hardy, Seamus Heaney, Anthony Hecht, Ernest Hemingway, Herodotus, William Heyen, Christopher Hitchens, Homer, Bohumil Hrabal, Robert Hughes, Richard Hugo, Kazuo Ishiguro, Franz Kafka, Frigyes Karinthy, Yasunari Kawabata, Jamaica Kincaid, Victor Klemperer, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Philip Larkin, Halldór Laxness, Primo Levi, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Robert Lowell, Malcolm Lowry, Jacques Lusseyran, Norman Maclean, Naguib Mahfouz, Norman Mailer, Thomas Mann, Peter Matthiessen, Cormac McCarthy, Ian McEwan, Herman Melville, W. S. Merwin, Steven Millhauser, Czesław Miłosz, Michel de Montaigne, Alberto Moravia, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, V. S. Naipaul, Pablo Neruda, Flannery O'Connor, Grace Paley, Cesare Pavese, Luigi Pirandello, Edgar Allan Poe, Bernard Pomerance, Eric Rauchway, Keith Richards, Rainer Maria Rilke, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Philip Roth, Miguel de Cervantes, Oliver Sacks, Jose Saramago, Simon Schama, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, Leonardo Sciascia, W. G. Sebald, Gitta Sereny, Victor Serge, William Shakespeare, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Susan Sontag, Muriel Spark, Jonathan D. Spence, William Stafford, Stendhal, Laurence Sterne, Robert Stone, William Styron, Graham Swift, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, William Makepeace Thackeray, D. M. Thomas, Thucydides, Leo Tolstoy, Tomas Tranströmer, Anthony Trollope, Barry Unsworth, John Updike, Helen Vendler, Kurt Vonnegut, Evelyn Waugh, Edith Wharton, William Carlos Williams, Virginia Woolf, Émile Zola (Shared favorites)

Favorite publishersNYRB Classics

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Location10019

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/Brasidas (profile)
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Member sinceAug 24, 2008

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