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Member: Jambyfool

CollectionsYour library (3,363), Wishlist (527), Currently reading (8), To read (15), Read but unowned (12), Favorites (42), All collections (3,890)

Reviews23 reviews

TagsPoetry (738), Graphic novel/memoir and cartoons (517), British literature (392), American literature (373), Fantasy (231), Drama (170), Science fiction (138), Classics (98), Canadian literature (92), Children's literature (59) — see all tags

MediaNot set (30), Book (3,859), Paper Book (3,546), Audiobook (8), Ebook (16), Unknown (1)

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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, Girlybooks, Penguin Books, Poetry Fool, Progressive & Liberal!, ROOT - 2014 Read Our Own Tomesshow all groups

Favorite authorsYehuda Amichai, A. R. Ammons, Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Eugénio de Andrade, Kate Atkinson, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, John Banville, Lynda Barry, Kate Beaton, Gabrielle Bell, Elizabeth Bishop, Yves Bonnefoy, Jorge Luis Borges, Kevin Brockmeier, Allie Brosh, Lord Byron, Karel Čapek, T. Carmi, Anne Carson, Anne Carson, Roz Chast, Anton Chekhov, Wilkie Collins, Joseph Conrad, Jim Crace, John Crowley, Robertson Davies, Charles Dickens, Rita Dove, Lawrence Durrell, T. S. Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Emily Flake, Karen Joy Fowler, Stephen Fry, Meredith Gran, David Grossman, Ursula K. Le Guin, Tessa Hadley, Thomas Hardy, Seamus Heaney, Anthony Hecht, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Paul Hornschemeier, Kazuo Ishiguro, Donald Justice, Pauline Kael, Maira Kalman, Bruce Eric Kaplan, John Keats, A. L. Kennedy, Nicole Krauss, D. H. Lawrence, Helen Macdonald, 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, Lorrie Moore, Alice Munro, Iris Murdoch, Vladimir Nabokov, Pablo Neruda, Amos Oz, Ann Patchett, Octavio Paz, Mervyn Peake, Fernando Pessoa, Marcel Proust, Alexander Pushkin, Thomas Pynchon, M. Rickert, Mary Roach, Christina Rossetti, Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie, Amy Sackville, Pedro Salinas, James Salter, David Sedaris, William Shakespeare, Leanne Shapton, Ali Smith, Rebecca Solnit, Laurence Sterne, Robert Louis Stevenson, Wallace Stevens, Mark Strand, May Swenson, Edward Thomas, Richard Thompson, Adrian Tomine, Anthony Trollope, G. B. Trudeau, Ivan Turgenev, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Kurt Vonnegut, Chris Ware, Robert Penn Warren, Bill Watterson, Evelyn Waugh, Julia Wertz, Edith Wharton, Patrick White, Oscar Wilde, Jeanette Winterson, P. G. Wodehouse, Virginia Woolf, Charles Wright, Ronald Wright, William Butler Yeats (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresAnnie Bloom's Books, Book Bazaar, Broadway Books, Daedalus Books, Food for Thought Books, Montague Bookmill, Raven Used Book Shop (Northampton, MA), The Old Book Store

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

Favorite publishersNYRB Classics, Small Beer Press

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameJamie

LocationPortland, Oregon

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/Jambyfool (profile)
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Member sinceSep 3, 2006

Currently readingThe Cure for Death by Lightning: A Novel by Gail Anderson-Dargatz
Little, Big by John Crowley
Persuasion (Modern Library) by Jane Austen
Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas
Lonesome Dove: A Novel by Larry McMurtry
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