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CollectionsYour library (625), To read (296), Currently reading (3), Read in 2016 (8), Read in 2015 (69), Read in 2014 (62), Read in 2013 (74), Read in 2012 (87), Read in 2011 (102), Read in 2010 (91), Read in 2009 (90), Read in 2008 (80), Read but unowned (702), All collections (1,327)

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About meClub Read 2016: Follow my reading thread here
2016 ROOT "Read Our Own Tomes" Challenge: Reading from my TBRs here
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About my libraryFavorites of 2015
(All nonfiction, though four are memoir)

Apples of Uncommon Character by Rowan Jacobsen (BEST!)
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
What If? by Randall Munroe
The Liars' Club by Mary Karr
Heat by Bill Buford

Groups2015 ROOT Challenge - (Read Our Own Tomes), 2016 ROOT Challenge - (Read Our Own Tomes), Club Read 2015, Club Read 2016, Early Reviewers, Fourth Place, Infinite Jesters

Favorite authorsPaul Auster, Jo Ann Beard, Nelson DeMille, Joan Didion, Jonathan Safran Foer, Atul Gawande, Malcolm Gladwell, Bernd Heinrich, Joseph Heller, Rowan Jacobsen, Etgar Keret, Jhumpa Lahiri, Anne Lamott, David Macaulay, Frank McCourt, Walter Mosley, Ann Patchett, Michael Pollan, Mary Roach, David Sedaris, Patti Smith, Abraham Verghese, David Foster Wallace, Gerald M. Weinberg (Shared favorites)

Favorite listsDishonourable Mentions of 2013, Top Five Books of 2013

Homepagehttp://detailmuse.blogspot.com

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Real nameMJ

LocationChicagoland

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Member sinceOct 11, 2006

Currently readingThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History by David Christian
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

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