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CollectionsReread (56), Esau (38), To read (233), Read (257), Unfinished (19), Favorites (35), Currently reading (14), Your library (962), Read but unowned (10), All collections (1,068)

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About me2010 Poetry by Heart Project

5. William Blake - The Human Abstract
4. E.E. Cummings - The great advantage of being alive
3. Shakespeare - Sonnet 116
2. William Wordsworth - Daffodils
1. John Donne - Good Morrow

2010 Reads
2010 Current Reading Thread

7. The Saleman's Shoes - James Roderick Burns **** (Reread)
6. Six Characters in Search of an Author- Luigi Pirandello ***** (Reread)
5. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf - Edward Albee ***** (Reread)
4. Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow - Peter Hoeg ***
3. The Red Dancer - Richard Skinner ***
2. Unaccustomed Earth (Short Stories) - Jhumpa Lahiri ****
1. Swann in Love - Marcel Proust *****

2009 Reads
2009 Reading Thread

30. Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami ****
29. Smiles on Washington Square - Raymond Federman ****1/2
28. The Thirty-Nine Steps - John Buchan ****
27. The Black Album - Hanif Kureishi **1/2
26. Despair - Vladimir Nabokov *****
25. Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett *****
24. Zeno's Conscience - Italo Svevo ****
23. Selected Stories - Alice Munro ***1/2
22. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat - Oliver Sacks ****
21. The Bloomsday Book - Harry Blamires ****
20. Ulysses - James Joyce *****
19. The Mischief - Assia Djebar ***1/2
18. Naive. Super - Erlend Loe **1/2
17. Jules et Jim - Henri-Pierre Roche ***1/2
16. Mystery of the Rose Bouquet (Play) - Manuel Puig ***1/2
15. Under a Mantle of Stars (Play) - Manuel Puig ***
14. Kiss of the Spider Woman (Play) - Manuel Puig ****
13. The Lover - Marguerite Duras ****
12. The Boat (Short Stories) - Nam Le ****
11. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - James Joyce (****)
10. Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf (****)
9. My Antonia - Willa Cather (****)
8. 1001 Great Stories, Vol 1 - Douglas Messerli (****) - Shorts
7. La Dame aux Camelias - Alexandre Dumas (***1/2)
6. The Castle of Crossed Destines - Italo Calvino (***)
5. The Ice Storm - Rick Moody (***)
4. The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath (***1/2)
3. The Visitor - Maeve Brennan (***1/2)
2. Bonjour Tristesse - Francoise Sagan (***1/2)
1. Dreams from my Father - Barack Obama (***1/2)

About my libraryIn accordance with the writer's maxim - show, don't tell - it is best that you take a peek and decide for yourself.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 30-something LibraryThingers, 75 Books Challenge for 2009, 75 Books Challenge for 2010, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Author Theme Reads, Books that made me think, Brits, Club Read 2009, Existentialismshow all groups

Favorite authorsSamuel Beckett, Thomas Bernhard, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Albert Camus, Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Franz Kafka, Milan Kundera, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Gabriel García Márquez, Alice Munro, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, George Orwell, Luigi Pirandello, Ali Smith, Leo Tolstoy (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceDec 16, 2008

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