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CollectionsYour library (459), Wishlist (512), All collections (1,682)

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Tagsmystery (20), English (19), novel (16), U.S. (15), HF (11), mystery novel (11), police procedural (7), historical fiction (7), NF (6), movie tie-in (6) — see all tags

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About meMany of my hobbies are book or media-related, including attending and volunteering at science fiction, mystery, and costume conventions. I had a stroke a few years ago, and made an almost complete recovery.(Now that I'm officially a senior citizen, it's sometimes hard to tell the difference)
I have a daughter and granddaughter, both of whom love books too.

About my libraryI have been reading since I was 5 years old. I had almost completed a catalog of my books when librarything came out with its' own, but it was so clearly superior that i didn't
complain for long. My favorite genres, in more or less this order, are science fiction/fantasy;mysteries;historical fiction(not bodice rippers);literature; costume-related books,biographies, history/political science; anthropology/linguistics; and popular science. That's a lot of topics, and a lot of books(g)I am pleased to find both a lot of my favorites from earlier times available, both in original editions and reprints,and also to find so many new authors who have something original to say.
I belong to many author and book-related yahoo and google groups, although even with my own new-to-me computer I find difficulty in keeping up with them.A lot of my favorite movies and TV shows are now available in DVD, but I don't have either the time or money to keep up with them.

GroupsAnglophiles, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Frequently Asked Questions, Historical Fiction, LitLounge @ Skokie Public Library

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Real nameCarol

LocationChicago, IL

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Member sinceJun 16, 2009

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