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The Day of the Scorpion (The Raj Quartet #2) by Paul Scott
A Touch of Strange (#F1058) by Theodore Sturgeon
Oulipo: A Primer of Potential Literature by Warren F. Motte Jr.
The San Francisco Earthquake by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts
Shock of the New - The Hundred-Year History of Modern Art by Robert Hughes
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
Treatise on Light (Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 34) by Christiaan Huygens
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CollectionsYour library (2,129), Currently reading (1), To read (108), Read but unowned (12), Audio Books (7), Favorites (136), Wishlist (29), Virtual Library (79), Kindle (213), All collections (2,230)
TagsArt History (145), Reference (125), 20th Century Writers (124), Religion (112), Reviewed (111), Travel (110), Literary Criticism (107), SciFi/Fantasy (95), Novels/British (91), 19th Century Writers (86) — see all tags
About meStumbled on Library Thing on, March 16, 2010, and less than 24 hours later I was a member and had catalogued my first book.
About my libraryMy collection reflects mostly nonfiction -- history, philosophy, literature and criticism and scads of art books, quilting books and other arts and crafts, the latter categories not yet catalogued.
Groups2015 Category Challenge, Ancient History, Club Read 2011, Club Read 2012, Club Read 2014, Friends of Mary Ann Evans, Infinite Jesters, Le Salon du peuple pour le peuple, Medieval Europe, Monthly Author Reads —show all groups, Short Stories, The Teaching Company
Favorite authorsRobert Alter, Jane Austen, Louis de Bernières, Boethius, Italo Calvino, Joseph Campbell, Angela Carter, Isak Dinesen, Arthur Conan Doyle, Umberto Eco, George Eliot, Harlan Ellison, Joscelyn Godwin, Remy de Gourmont, Richard Halliburton, Herodotus, Henry James, Laurie R. King, John D. MacDonald, Herman Melville, Pascal Mercier, Plato, Kim Stanley Robinson, Evelyn Waugh, Frances Yates (Shared favorites)
Favorite librariesBibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - Site François-Mitterrand, British Library, Mechanic's Institute Library & Chess Room, San Francisco Public Library, Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen / Abbey Library of St. Gall
Real nameSuzanne S.
LocationLas Vegas, Nevada
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMar 17, 2010
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