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CollectionsCD (30), Fiction (2,225), Sacrificed for lack of shelving (146), Reference (155), Cookery (330), Guilty pleasures (38), History (788), Non-fiction (816), In-Kats (63), In my youth (81), Brötchengeber (8), To read (122), Wishlist (8), Your library (51), Currently reading (1), Read but unowned (119), All collections (3,524)

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Tagsclassics (414), historical fiction (276), mystery (216), 2015CC (124), 2016CC (110), fantasy (104), sci-fi (102), biography (96), modern classics (95), ancient Rome (95) — see all tags

MediaNot set (8), Book (3,486), Paper Book (2,910), Audiobook (7), Ebook (41), Sound Recording (30), CD sound recording (30)

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About meWear the old coat and buy the new book. (Austin Phelps)
Miss Watson is the name of Katharine Hepburn's character in "The Desk Set" – a reference librarian. That's my day job, and these are the main interests in my life: books and movies. Preferably fictional and in the original language

About my libraryMy library contains a lot of English language fiction because when I started collecting books they were non-existent in German public libraries. (Things have changed a lot in the libraries of larger cities.) I'm also slowly adding the books I once owned and had to part with.
My ratings tend to be high because most are books I own(ed). I buy them with the expectation of re-reading them. Life is too short to waste time on bad books.

Groups2016 - BIG FAT BOOK CHALLENGE, 2016 Category Challenge, 2016 ROOT Challenge - (Read Our Own Tomes), 2017 Category Challenge, Anglophiles, Flashman and Fraser, Geeks who love the Classics, German Library Thingers, Historical Fiction, Literary Centennialsshow all groups

Real nameBirgit

LocationKiel, Germany

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Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceFeb 16, 2012

Currently readingScience and civilisation in China volume 2: History of scientific thought by Joseph Needham

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