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DANCING AT THE RASCAL FAIR by Ivan Doig
Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, 1543-1879 by Noel Perrin
The Grand Alliance (Second World War S.) by Winston S. Churchill
The Complete Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
Have His Carcase by Dorothy L. Sayers
This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind by Ivan Doig
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About meI picked up the habit of reading as a child and never gave it up, fortunately or not. I make time to read every day, but of course, not all the books I have feasted on are in my library.
About my libraryLike everyone I have a pile of unreads. (you haven't eaten all the food in your kitchen either.) but except for reference works and books clearly tagged as "unread" I have read everything listed. Some books only once and others multiple times.
Favorite authorsJohn le Carré, Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, Ivan Doig, Henry Fielding, Thomas Flanagan, Shelby Foote, Rudyard Kipling, John McPhee, H. V. Morton, Patrick O'Brian, George Orwell, V. S. Pritchett, Dorothy L. Sayers, Wallace Stegner, A. J. P. Taylor, Sigrid Undset, Vergil, Donald E. Westlake, Gahan Wilson, P. G. Wodehouse (Shared favorites)
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Member sinceJan 4, 2006
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