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Tagsfiction (1,568), speculative fiction (1,043), fantasy (534), nonfiction (469), science fiction (465), pulp (412), books to film (313), short stories (276), history (175), horror (172) — see all tags
About meI an author and SF&F critic, a winner of The Writers of the Future Award. I write mostly science fiction and fantasy, much of it slanted toward young adults. I love to read crime fiction (mostly of the roman noir variety) but cannot ever see myself writing it.
About my libraryIf I had more space, I would catalog and organize my books efficiently at home; alas, currently they sprawl in a poorly organized battle formation across a haphazard array of different shelves and stored in various cupboards and closets.
Groups50 Book Challenge, Books Compared, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Cthulhu Mythos, FantasyFans, Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction, National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo), Progressive & Liberal!, Pulp Fiction, Science Fiction Fans —show all groups, The Green Dragon, Writer-readers
Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Poul Anderson, Alfred Bester, Algernon Blackwood, Leigh Brackett, Max Brand, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Raymond Chandler, Lord Dunsany, Ian Fleming, Maxwell Grant, Dashiell Hammett, Ryan Harvey, Frank Herbert, Homer, Robert E. Howard, Shirley Jackson, H.P. Lovecraft, Michael Moorcock, George Orwell, Mervyn Peake, Tim Powers, William Shakespeare, Clark Ashton Smith, R. T. M. Scott, J. R. R. Tolkien, Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, Robert Charles Wilson, Cornell Woolrich, William Butler Yeats (Shared favorites)
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Real nameRyan Harvey
LocationLos Angeles, CA
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMay 31, 2008
Currently readingCrime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s and 40s by Robert Polito
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