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Member: Shrike58

CollectionsYour library (1,673), Currently reading (7), Read but unowned (3,029), All collections (4,673)

Reviews924 reviews

Tagsscience fiction (654), osprey (355), cold war (354), warplanes (320), pre-1983 (299), united states-19th century (273), naval warfare (244), world war ii-western europe (232), air warfare (226), fantasy (224) — see all tags

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About meI'm just some guy that lives in the Washington, DC area and who happens to be an archivist, and that's about as much as I care to give away. You can figure out my reading tastes from looking at the list.

For those of you who are curious my icon is a Curtiss A-18 Shrike; a 1930s warplane

About my libraryDue to accidents, deaccessioning, and living in an area well served with libraries, I only own a portion of the the books I'm listing. At least this was the case before the buying binge of the last few years or so! The main thing is that I have years of lists and journal entries tracking my reading that have lacked a home, at least until now; let's just say that some people's libraries are more virtual than others! As for how I rate I figure five stars is a book you should probably own as a generalist, four is worth rereading (or owning if you're a specialist), three is worth reading once, two wasn't all it's cracked up to be, one is that I read this book so you don't have to. If I have a particular quirk of organization it's that I prefer to use the editor as the author instead of just listing these books that produced themselves. Also, books that are yet to be tagged and rated are the de facto "to read" list; I tag and rate everything.

Groups50 Book Challenge, Aerial Warfare, Amateur Historians, American Civil War, Archivists on LibraryThing, Aviation, Books I Hated, Combiners!, Final Frontier - Spaceflight, History Readers: Clio's (Pleasure?) Palaceshow all groups

LocationArlington, Va.

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Member sinceDec 22, 2005

Currently readingConvair Advanced Designs: Secret Projects from San Diego, 1923-1962 by Robert E. Bradley
Omega Point by Guy Haley
Pacific Gibraltar: U.S.-Japanese Rivalry Over the Annexation of Hawaii, 1885-1898 (ADST-DACOR Diplomats and Diplomacy) by William Michael Morgan
Japanese Secret Projects: Experimental Aircraft of the IJA and IJN 1939 - 1945, Book 2 by Edwin Dyer
China's Wings: War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight by Gregory Crouch
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