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About me60 yr old, joliet IL. I've been reading as far back as I can remember. Until about 10 years ago, I carried a book wherever I went-a tradition now taken up by my 8 year old granddaughter. I read almost anything-mystery, sf, horror, western, history, even math texts. Plus, as I grow older, I find myself re-discovering authors that I passed over or didn't fully appreciate in my younger days, while still not losing my taste for more juvenile fare.
About my libraryDownstairs, the basement is lined with shelves for paperbacks. In addition there are about 23 boxes of books that don't fit on the shelves. Complete Christie's, Doc Savage, Shadow, Bond, Helm, Van Vogt, and more. Upstairs are finer shelves for my history collection, Great Books of the Western World and a growing collection of Detective Book Club 3-in-1's. Plus a Nook with thousands of books in literary collections.
Groups100 Books in 2013 Challenge, 1001 Books to read before you die, Baker Street and Beyond, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Cthulhu Mythos, FantasyFans, Geeks who love the Classics, Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction, Science Fiction Fans —show all groups, Spies & Spy Fiction, The Black Orchid (A Nero Wolfe Group), The Green Dragon, The Weird Tradition, What Are You Reading Now?
Favorite authorsEdgar Rice Burroughs, Lin Carter, Raymond Chandler, Arthur C. Clarke, Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, John Creasey, Charles Dickens, Maxwell Grant, Robert van Gulik, H. Rider Haggard, Adam Hall, Donald Hamilton, Thomas Hardy, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Elmore Leonard, H. P. Lovecraft, Ross Macdonald, Alistair MacLean, Richard S. Prather, Ellery Queen, Kenneth Robeson, Mickey Spillane, R. T. M. Scott, A. E. van Vogt, Jules Verne, Donald E. Westlake (Shared favorites)
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