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Persuasion (Modern Library) by Jane Austen
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A Prayer for Owen Meany (Modern Library) by John Irving
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Age of Enlightenment (Great Ages of Man) by Peter Gay
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
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About meAvid reader. I am working my way up through the Western canon of literature, philosophy, science beginning with Gilgamesh. Currently up to 1954.
About my libraryI have over 1220 books, mostly hardcover.
Favorite authorsLouisa May Alcott, Aristotle, Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, Jane Austen, Honoré de Balzac, Jonathan Barnes, Ambrose Bierce, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Pearl S. Buck, George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron, Willa Cather, Anton Chekhov, Winston Churchill, Stephen Crane, Demosthenes, Charles Dickens, Annie Dillard, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Theodore Dreiser, George Eliot, William Faulkner, Gustave Flaubert, Shelby Foote, Galileo Galilei, Edward Gibbon, Robert Graves, Zane Grey, Thomas Hardy, Hesiod, Hermann Hesse, Homer, Victor Hugo, Washington Irving, Thomas Jefferson, Rudyard Kipling, Sinclair Lewis, Titus Livius, Jack London, Dumas Malone, Thomas Mann, John Milton, Frank Norris, Plutarch, Edgar Allan Poe, Alexander Pope, Alexandre Dumas, père, William H. Prescott, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Sir Walter Scott, William Shakespeare, John Steinbeck, Robert Louis Stevenson, Bram Stoker, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry David Thoreau, J. R. R. Tolkien, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, Leon Uris, Oscar Wilde, Thornton Wilder, Thomas Wolfe, Herman Wouk, Xenophon (Shared favorites)
LocationAvon, Ohio, USA
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJan 8, 2010
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