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CollectionsYour library (1,021)

Reviews59 reviews

Tagsfiction (467), UK (320), US (207), Asia (104), culture (95), music (93), history (76), Kindle (66), politics (54), food (53) — see all tags

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About meRecent books: Leonard Cohen: Hallelujah (Chrome Dreams, 2009); The Noughties: 2000-2009 (Crimson, 2009); Welcome to the Machine: OK Computer and the Death of the Classic Album (Chrome Dreams, 2007). See my Infinite Jest blog at

About my libraryThis is just a capsule; the bulk of my stuff is split between London and Hampshire. Should I catalogue from memory? That (among many other things) is the question.

GroupsAsian Fiction & Non-Fiction, I (Read About Indie) Rock! Do You?!?

Favorite authorsPaul Auster, Roland Barthes, Albert Camus, Douglas Coupland, T. S. Eliot, Graham Greene, Thomas Hardy, Kazuo Ishiguro, Paul Morley, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, Evelyn Waugh (Shared favorites)


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Real nameTim Footman


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Member sinceAug 24, 2006

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Hey , you've got some good books in your collection. Can you recommend, like 3, I'm bored of perusing amazon like a blind man with no purpose. I've just finished The Afterparty, I thought it was good, it's hard to find decent contemporary novel. I guess I'm just hoping for Glamorama. Cheers. Rob
I noticed that you have The Time Traveler's Wife in your library-have you read "Her Fearful Symmetry" yet? How do you fancy Thailand?
Noticed you liked The Virgin Suicides, 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 about a dysfunctional family 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:


All due respect to someone who clearly knows his music, as well as acknowledging that all things are a matter of taste. However, do you really, honestly feel that Blood On The Tracks does not even live up to "satisfactory?".

Dale Van Every
Why Mr. Footman, you've put on some weight. And some hair too, sir.

I guess it's a wash then?

Best regards
Jun Okumura
HA! That is bloody wonderful! Great blog, and very well put.
Awesome blog, thanks.
Indeed I do know you! Hello, Mr Footman!

How are you? (Besides the obvious - which is that you're at the foot of a very tall, possibly depressing mountain of Book Database Cataloguing.)

Mr Shearman
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