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About me

To support my book habit, I write and edit for others. When I’m not working, reading or haunting bookshops, I write for pleasure. I also curate

I have started cataloguing Bram Stoker's library, too.

Update August 2013: The Wilde and Stoker libraries are currently on hold because of difficult personal circumstances and the loss of my library.

About my libraryI estimate that I had 500-600 books, which I started cataloguing at LibraryThing. In 2013, disaster struck and I lost most of my personal library, so many of the titles listed in my catalogue represent books that I once owned.


Favorite authorsJane Austen, Alain De Botton, Peter Carey, Clare Clark, Emma Donoghue, E. M. Forster, John Fowles, Stephen Fry, John Galsworthy, Jane Harris, David Lodge, Ian McEwan, Andrew Miller, Sarah Waters, Oscar Wilde (Shared favorites)


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LocationSydney, Australia

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Member sinceAug 4, 2011

Currently readingWild Heart: A Life: Natalie Clifford Barney and the Decadence of Literary Paris by Suzanne Rodriguez
Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game by Andrew Hodges

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