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About me

My homepage, things & stuff, has a bunch of bookish projects.

A Year In Reading 2010, of singular instance.

WikiThing page for Stbalbach, notes in the sand.

About my library

The "Your library" books were read 2004-present

Some favorite books. They left a strong and lasting impression. Roughly the top 10%.

Vital Stats Tree Rings, yearly snapshot showing annual growth rings.

New Books Watch Program, I wrote a computer program for myself you might also find useful. It monitors an author watchlist and emails whenever a new book is published.

How do you rate this book? Thoughts on scoring books.

Did you know.. More English-language novel titles were published in 2010 than during the entire Victorian era (1837-1901)?

GroupsMedieval Europe, Travel and Exploration literature

Favorite authorsIvo Andrić, Lawrence Anthony, Boethius, Rich Cohen, William Dalrymple, Alphonse Daudet, Charles Dickens, David Grann, Brendan I. Koerner, Pierre Loti, Hampton Sides, Robert Louis Stevenson, Émile Zola (Shared favorites)


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Real nameStephen Balbach

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Member sinceSep 14, 2005

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