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CollectionsYour library (2,302), Currently reading (6), To read (198), Read but unowned (16), All collections (2,319)

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Tagsmystery (682), children's (336), history (198), science (143), picture book (138), british (120), cooking (109), classics (105), historical fiction (100), biography (74) — see all tags

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About meThe picture is of Horus, one of our two cats.

About my librarySince I taught physics, I collected a number of science-related books. The library developed from my collections and those of my wife ( a retire elementary school guidance counselor) and two sons. The sons have left home, but their books remain!
There is a fine local public library, as well as a university library; so I have borrowed many books from those sources, or have given some books away. If my library has few books by a "favorite" author, it is because I had given those books away or borrowed them (before LibraryThing).

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2009, 75 Books Challenge for 2010, BBC Radio 3 Listeners, Books in Books, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Bug Collectors, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Physics!, Steampunk, West Virginians

Favorite authorsBoris Akunin, John Buchan, John Connolly, Jasper Fforde, Alan Furst, Peter Gay, Arnaldur Indriðason, Michael Innes, John Lawton, David Liss, Iain Pears, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Elizabeth Peters, Oliver Sacks, C. J. Sansom, Janwillem van de Wetering (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresFour Seasons Books, Strand Bookstore

Favorite librariesMartinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, Scarborough Library - Shepherd University, Shepherdstown Public Library

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

LocationShepherdstown, WV

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMay 21, 2007

Currently readingLondon : the biography by Peter Ackroyd
The Stand (The Complete and Uncut Edition) by Stephen King
Acqua Alta by Donna Leon
The Third Reich at War by Richard J. Evans
Aubrey's Brief Lives (Nonpareil Books, No 77) by John Aubrey; Oliver Lawson Dick
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