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About meLibrarian, Baby Boomer, dreamer, activist, Still hoping to run away sometime, I remember Woodstock, Jimi Hendrix, Filmore East, and student strikes in 1970. Still working for peace.

About my libraryLiterary memoirs, especially contemporary women writers. Like to read food memoirs like MFK Fisher, Laurie Colwin, Ruth Reichl - also women's travel stories. Don't read much written by men but that's a reaction to too many years studying the pre-feminist "literature canon" Tastes still developing - I hope they always will be.

GroupsBarbara Pym, Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies, Bostonians, E. F. Benson, Librarians who LibraryThing, Loitering with Intent, Orange January/July, Persephone Readers

Favorite authorsMargaret Drabble (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceFeb 6, 2007

Currently readingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Unwitting: A Novel by Ellen Feldman
Circling the Sun: A Novel by Paula McLain
Gilead: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson

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