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About me60+, married, grown kids. Moved back to the triangle area several years ago. technical writer. longtime F/SF fan (Wolfe, LeGuin, Kay), now reading more mysteries (Lehane, Penny, Spencer-Fleming, many others) and mainstream fiction.

The picture is of our first grandchild, born 8/12/11.

About my libraryMostly fiction. Have actually been "de-acquiring" lately after moving into a smaller house. Reading lots of library books as well as a few I've stockpiled and not gotten to yet. Still entering books.

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Groups50-Something Library Thingers, Crambo!, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Deep South, Duplicate Bridge Enthusiasts, FantasyFans, Fforde Ffans, Group Reads - Sci-Fi, Hogwarts Express, Lost In A Good Bookshow all groups

Favorite authorsJasper Fforde, Ursula K. Le Guin, Mark Helprin, Guy Gavriel Kay, John Kessel, Dennis Lehane, Sharyn McCrumb, Patricia A. McKillip, Louise Penny, Julia Spencer-Fleming, J. R. R. Tolkien, Gene Wolfe (Shared favorites)

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Real nameJim Collins

LocationDurham, NC

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Member sinceMay 11, 2007

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