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CollectionsCD (30), Fiction (2,252), Sacrificed for lack of shelving (155), Reference (156), Cookery (333), Guilty pleasures (38), History (808), Non-fiction (842), In-Kats (63), In my youth (81), Brötchengeber (8), To read (157), Wishlist (8), Your library (51), Currently reading (2), Read but unowned (121), All collections (3,577)

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Tagsclassics (417), historical fiction (279), mystery (220), 2016CC (137), 2015CC (124), sci-fi (106), fantasy (104), biography (99), ancient Rome (96), modern classics (95) — see all tags

MediaNot set (10), Book (3,537), Paper Book (2,957), Audiobook (8), Ebook (48), 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 readingGräfin Erikas Lehr- und Wanderjahre by Ossip Schubin
Letzte Runde by Moritz Matthies

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