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Member: CharlesBoyd

CollectionsYour library (654), Wishlist (1), Currently reading (3), Read but unowned (103), Favorites (31), All collections (674)

Reviews83 reviews

TagsWriting (87), Chess (55), Americana (37), Short Stories (32), Short Story Collections (24), Mystery (22), Western (17), Reference (15), Religious (15), Sci-Fi (15) — see all tags

MediaNot set (16), Book (658), Paper Book (544), Audiobook (9), Ebook (1)

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About meI'm a lifelong reader. Read War and Peace at 14.

I've dabbled in writing fiction off and on most of my life.A link to one of my stories:
Comments welcome.

I'm a father and grandpa, married 43 years.

About my libraryI read just about anything, though mostly fiction. I've read many more books than I own. I don't have a compulsion to own every book I read. If you own a book, but haven't read it, do you really own it?

I hope to dialogue with other readers and writers.

From Tim O'Brien: "The problem with unsuccessful stories is usually simple: they are boring, a consequence of the failure of imagination."

Groups50-Something Library Thingers, Ask LibraryThing, Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies, Can you recommend....., Historical Fiction, I'll Read Yours if You'll Read Mine, Name that Book, Pro and Con, Reviews reviewed, Time Travel, Alternate Histories and Parallel Worldsshow all groups

Favorite authorsDon Robertson (Shared favorites)


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Member sinceAug 3, 2009

Currently readingThe World of the Short Story: A 20th Century Collection by Clifton Fadiman
Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters by Diane Jacobs
By Adam Haslett: You Are Not a Stranger Here by -Nan A. Talese-

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