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About meJust a boy masquerading as a man.

About my libraryPlenty of poetry and whatever else interests me. Particular passions include John Crowley, Evelyn Waugh, Anne Carson, Fernando Pessoa, Jane Austen, Chris Ware, G.B. Trudeau, and Shakespeare. And poetry.

GroupsAncient History, BBC Radio 3 Listeners, Canadian Bookworms, FantasyFans, Folio Society devotees, Penguin Books, Poetry Fool, Progressive & Liberal!, ROOT - 2014 Read Our Own Tomes, Tea!

Favorite authorsA. R. Ammons, Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Eugénio de Andrade, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Lynda Barry, Kate Beaton, Yves Bonnefoy, Jorge Luis Borges, Kevin Brockmeier, Allie Brosh, George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron, Italo Calvino, T. Carmi, Anne Carson, John Cheever, Wilkie Collins, Joseph Conrad, Jim Crace, John Crowley, Robertson Davies, Charles Dickens, Rita Dove, Lawrence Durrell, T. S. Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Stephen Fry, Rebecca Goldstein, Ursula K. Le Guin, Tessa Hadley, Thomas Hardy, Seamus Heaney, Anthony Hecht, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Kazuo Ishiguro, Donald Justice, Pauline Kael, Bruce Eric Kaplan, John Keats, D. H. Lawrence, Paul Madonna, David Malouf, Katherine Mansfield, Gabriel García Márquez, Andrew Marvell, Cormac McCarthy, J.D. McClatchy, Ian McEwan, Don McKay, W. S. Merwin, Anne Michaels, Alice Munro, Iris Murdoch, Vladimir Nabokov, Pablo Neruda, Amos Oz, Paul Park, Octavio Paz, Mervyn Peake, Fernando Pessoa, Marcel Proust, Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin, Thomas Pynchon, M. Rickert, Mary Roach, Christina Rossetti, Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie, Pedro Salinas, James Salter, David Sedaris, William Shakespeare, Leanne Shapton, Ali Smith, Laurence Sterne, Robert Louis Stevenson, Wallace Stevens, Mark Strand, Edward Thomas, Richard Thompson, Adrian Tomine, G. B. Trudeau, Ivan Turgenev, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Kurt Vonnegut, Chris Ware, Robert Penn Warren, Bill Watterson, Evelyn Waugh, Julia Wertz, Edith Wharton, Oscar Wilde, Jeanette Winterson, P. G. Wodehouse, Charles Wright, Ronald Wright, William Butler Yeats, Adam Zagajewski (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresFood for Thought Books, Montague Book Mill, Raven Used Book Shop, The Book Market - Downtown, The Old Book Store

Favorite librariesLibrary and Archives Canada - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, Multnomah County Library - Kenton Branch

Favorite publishersNYRB Classics, Small Beer Press

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Real nameJamie

LocationPortland, Oregon

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Currently readingLittle, Big by John Crowley
The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens by Wallace Stevens
Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters
Runaway (Vintage) by Alice Munro
Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
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