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CollectionsYour library (1,279), Currently reading (7), To read (75), YA to Acquire (64), Read but unowned (726), All collections (2,074)

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About meAfter years of amateur reading, I've made a professional go at it and become a school librarian.

About my libraryI have an incredibly difficult time ever giving a book away, and for a time I ran the book-weeding project in my college library, which resulted in my acquiring a ton of strays that I couldn't bear to see go to the landfill. Most of my new acquisitions are young adult or science fiction, though.

Groups1010 Category Challenge, 2013 Category Challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, 50 Book Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 999 Challenge, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, FantasyFansshow all groups

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Edward Albee, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Lois McMaster Bujold, Roald Dahl, Charles Dickens, E. M. Forster, Neil Gaiman, E. L. Konigsburg, Madeleine L'Engle, Lois Lowry, Salman Rushdie, William Shakespeare, Tom Stoppard (Shared favorites)

Real nameEmma Johnson

LocationCambridge, MA

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Member sinceMar 22, 2007

Currently readingPossession by A. S. Byatt
Look Back in Gender by Michelene Wandor
The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer
The Avengers, Vol. 1 by Stan Lee
Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon
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Thanks for giving the words of

"Tessy" in the "Song. . .Singers" Thread.

It is before my time. I thhink I first

heard of it at the time of the {Red

Sox pennant in 1946; it had been their

theme song in 1918, as "The Impossible

Dream" was to be later, in 1967. I

don't remember that there was any

1946 theme song. "Tessy" was

apparently still well enough known

by survivors of 1918, that they

didn't have to give the words of it.

I remember it did have the words

" are the only, only only..."

which I saw being sung buy a

cartoon character on the sports page

of (probably) the Boston Globe.

"The sisters and brothers that you meet give you the materials which your character uses to build itself. It is said that some people are born great, others achieve it, some have it thrust upon them. In truth, the ways in which your character is built have to do with all three of those. Those around you, those you choose, and those who choose you."
— Maya Angelou

Noticed you liked The Bluest Eye, and I was wondering if you'd be interested in reviewing my new novel and posting your comments here as well as a few other book-related sites. Thought you might like my book since it's also southern and a bit dark. I could e-mail you the novel in an e-book format if you'd like (I'm out of physical copies at the moment). Let me know if you're interested. Here's a link to a summary in case you're interested:


Just saw your username in one of the groups and wondered (from Nairobi) where you got it from - Kiswahili, isn't it?

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