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TagsSF (1,358), Fiction (519), Crime (454), Non-fiction (200), ebook (163), History (162), kindle (154), Military (78), Memoir (67), Signed (64) — see all tags

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About my libraryOnly a small chunk of the overall library holdings here at Chateau Dysfunction are in LibraryThing thus far. All of the large format SF&F (hardcovers and trade paperbacks) is in, along with some of the small format paperbacks, which make up the bulk of the SF&F collection – generally because I’ve now trained myself to add books to LT as I acquire them, or I’ve pulled them out of the stacks for another reason and decided to catalogue them while they were out. For this reason also there’s only a small selection of the crime and cookbook holdings currently represented in my LT library.

Because of some gentle urging from certain Associates elsewhere, I have just now started to methodically add the rest of the SF collection, but it’s very much going to be a work in progress for awhile. Also, I’ve done nothing about tagging anything yet, as I want to think carefully about what sort of tagging taxonomy I will use.

Update: 13 April 2009
Have now entered all of the small format SF&F up into the 'S' authors, but have reached the eand of the easily accessible SF shelves. Diverting on to the crime/mystery bookcases for a while to make a start there also.

Have also decided on a few basic broad tags - nothing too idiosyncratic. :)

GroupsAustralian LibraryThingers, Cthulhu Mythos Homeschoolers, History at 30,000 feet: The Big Picture, Science Fiction Fans

Favorite authorsPoul Anderson, Iain M. Banks, John Birmingham, Christopher Brookmyre, C. J. Cherryh, Lionel Davidson, Stephen R. Donaldson, David Drake, Warren Ellis, Jane S. Fancher, Gideon Haigh, Graham Joyce, Ken MacLeod, Ian McDonald, China Miéville, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Ian Rankin, Alastair Reynolds, Keith Roberts, Justina Robson, Roger Zelazny (Shared favorites)

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LocationCanberra, ACT, Australia

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMay 10, 2007

Currently readingEurope in Autumn by Dave Hutchinson
Numero Zero by Umberto Eco;

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