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About meI'm a practicing librarian and professionally-trained but avocational historian. Having "a Veblensque skepticism of capitalism's moral moorings" (R. S. Hewett), I enjoy societal critiques. Don't read much fiction(except Richard Powers).
About my libraryI buy books that really interest me or that I cannot easily obtain from academic libraries in my area. Some of these books I've had since undergrad days quite a long time ago. The tag DNO means I have read this book cover to cover but do not own a copy.
GroupsAmerican Civil War, Books in 2025: The Future of the Book World, Happy Heathens, History Readers: Clio's (Pleasure?) Palace, Midwest Writers/Readers, Non-Fiction Readers, Progressive & Liberal!, Reviews of Early Reviewers Books, Unitarian Universalist Readers
Favorite authorsAndrew J. Bacevich, George Booth, Norman F. Cantor, Kathleen Neils Conzen, Michael Fellman, H. Stuart Hughes, Tony Judt, Christopher Lasch, Bill Mauldin, William H. McNeill, Richard Powers, William Irwin Thompson, Garry Wills (Shared favorites)
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Locationcentral United States
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceSep 18, 2006
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