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TagsBritish literature (35), 19th century (28), Caribbean (26), women writers (23), film (20), media analysis (17), Victorian (15), Victorian women (15), gender roles (13), contemporary fiction (12) — see all tags
About meJamaican. Tar Heel. Bookworm. All-purpose pop culture fan & brand new PhD (May 2010). I study media, politics & public opinion, and their intersection with race, gender & sexuality. Rather than making a complete escape, I enjoy the way that fiction presents another view of human nature and all of the above.
About my libraryMy tastes run mainly to fiction that combines great storytelling, humor and social commentary. Favorite authors include: Jane Austen, Zadie Smith, Charles Dickens, and Anthony Trollope. My literary first loves were Jane Eyre, David Copperfield, Nancy Drew, and anything by Agatha Christie.
Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Shops at Wiregrass, Busboys and Poets - 14th & V, Busboys and Poets - 5th & K, George Washington University Bookstore, Politics and Prose, The Regulator Bookshop, USF Tampa Bookstore
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Real nameCarole Bell
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJul 3, 2010
Currently readingDead Until Dark (Original MM Art) (Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood) by Charlaine Harris
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