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About meLess is more, useless more still. This is entertaining and utterly addictive.

I am educated in Scandinavian Studies/languages, Political Science, and Literature. I read just about anything, but am least fond of sci fi.

I enjoy taking pictures and post some of them on ipernity (link below). I did use - but because of their double standards/censorship, I decided to leave. Double and triple standards upset me.

About my libraryMy library grows - my apartment does not. As I do not plan to move house and double shelving is not an option - I say farewell to a few books once or twice a year. Some I give to charity, some to friends or family and some books I simply throw away.

It is, after all, not the number of books on the shelves that create the library I love. Most of the books that are there now are the ones I really want to keep. There are titles I know I will be getting rid of, but for now, this is my library.

I have added a new tag "gone" for books that have been mine but are now on bookshelves somewhere else. Books by Leon Uris, Harold Robbins and Erle Stanley Gardner - read them in my early teens - they have a new home now, and several others. In the basement there is a box or two with books from my childhood.

GroupsLibraryThing in Icelandic, Swedish Thing

Favorite authorsBeryl Bainbridge, Anita Brookner, Fríða Áslaug Sigurðardóttir, Anna Gavalda, Doris Lessing, Joyce Carol Oates, Anne Tyler, Markus Zusak (Shared favorites)


Real nameGuðrún

LocationAn Icelander in Denmark

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceNov 13, 2005

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