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CollectionsOwn, unread (54), Your library (875), Wishlist (237), Currently reading (7), All collections (1,171)

Reviews148 reviews

TagsNF (143), memoir (92), relationships (87), childhood (81), New Zealand (71), society (68), politics (66), 2018 (58), classic (57), travel (54) — see all tags

MediaNot set (7), Book (1,164), Paper Book (1,116), Audiobook (7), Ebook (29)

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About my libraryThe books I have listed on LT are ones I have read since 2008. My ongoing project is to read all the Booker Prize winners, I also have a shelf of Pulitzer Prize winning books which I am making my way through.

Off the Shelf Booker Winners Still To Read
The Finkler Question
The Remains of the Day
The Line of Beauty
The History of the Kelly Gang
The Gathering
Vernon God Little
Paddy Clark Ha ha Ha
Oscar and Lucinda
The Old Devils
Schindler's Ark
The Inheritance of Loss
The Like and Times of Michael K
The Sea, The Sea
Last Orders
The Famished Road
Wolf Hall
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
A Brief History of Seven Killings

Groups2014 Category Challenge, 2015, 15,000+ Pages Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, 75 Books Challenge for 2018, 75 Books Challenge for 2019, 75 Books Challenge for 2020, Art Booksshow all groups

Favorite authorsRichard Ford, Cormac McCarthy, Chaim Potok, John Steinbeck, Willy Vlautin (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresElizabeth’s Bookshop, Perth, New Edition Bookshop, Scorpio Books, UBS University Bookshop on Campus

Favorite librariesHalswell Library, New Brighton Library, South Christchurch Library, Upper Riccarton Community and School Library

Favorite lists1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, Best Contemporary Literary Fiction (Around the Last 30 Years), Best Dystopias, Booker Prize, David Bowie's Top 100, It's the end of the world as we know it!, Non-Fiction Worth Reading, Pulitzer Prize Winners for Fiction, Read the book and saw the movie, The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books

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Member sinceMar 24, 2010

Currently readingThe Vivisector (Penguin Classics) by Patrick White
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yokio Mishima
Seeing by Jose Saramago
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy
The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin
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