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CollectionsYour library (1,012)

Reviews140 reviews

TagsFiction (829), UK (169), Reading Globally Challenge (162), USA (126), Short Stories (110), Nobel Laureate (93), Russia (65), World War II (48), Germany (43), Love (40) — see all tags

MediaNot set (4), Book (1,008), Paper Book (975), Audiobook (2), Ebook (4)

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About meI am a bookseller and former scientist based in Bristol in the UK. I sell books, review books, organize author events and attend the odd book group.

I used to blog on LT under the name Depressaholic.

About my libraryMy library consists of everything I remember reading cover to cover. I no longer own most of the books listed.

I tend to read translated fiction and 20th Century classics. My reading was dominated for many years by a challenge I set myself to read at least one book by an author from every country on earth. I passed 150 a while back and have mostly been concentrating on other things since then.

I am most active in the Reading Globally group, where I have a thread describing my journey through world literature.

GroupsAsian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Board Room, Book Nudgers, Club Read 2009, Club Read 2010, Club Read 2011, Club Read 2012, Club Read 2013, Fans of Russian authors, Girlybooksshow all groups

Favorite authorsChinua Achebe, Heinrich Böll, Roberto Bolaño, Albert Camus, Alejo Carpentier, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Umberto Eco, Patricia Grace, Günter Grass, Joseph Heller, Hermann Hesse, James Joyce, Mario Vargas Llosa, Malcolm Lowry, Katherine Mansfield, Alan Paton, Jean Rhys, Salman Rushdie, Josef Škvorecký, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Shared favorites)

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Real nameAndy

LocationBristol, UK

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Member sinceOct 3, 2006

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