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CollectionsYour library (3,527), French Revolution (66), Kindle (151), Currently reading (3), Audio books (12), Wishlist (602), Heian Japan (42), MMA Sales (292), intentional duplicates (91), borrowed (3), All collections (3,590)
About meI work in a library, though I'm not a librarian.
About my libraryThere's a lot of shoujo manga (Japanese comics created for girls) in my collection, but I do read some shounen, seinen, and josei. Quite a few of the manga titles in my library are in both English and Japanese and most of the Japanese titles were bought when there was little to no chance of them ever being released in English (which was not all that long ago...).
Groups18th-19th Century Britain, Art Books, Art History, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Books in 2025: The Future of the Book World, Bug Collectors, Chick Lit, FantasyFans, Hall of Servants, Historical Fiction —show all groups, Japanese Culture, Japanese Literature, Librarians who LibraryThing, Manga!, Maps and Atlases, Museum!, New Yorkers City, Tea!, two inches of ivory
Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Jacqueline Carey, CLAMP, Michel Faber, Victor Hugo, Robert Jordan, Yayoi Ogawa, Philip Pullman, Charles M. Schulz, Sei Shōnagon, Murasaki Shikibu, Neal Stephenson, J. R. R. Tolkien, Yuu Watase, Edith Wharton, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Ai Yazawa (Shared favorites)
Other favoritesMetropolitan Museum of Art
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
LocationBronx, New York
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMay 17, 2006
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