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The story of Babar, the little elephant by Jean de Brunhoff
The black prince by Iris Murdoch
Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott Collection) by Maurice Sendak
Dust Bowl : the southern plains in the 1930s by Donald Worster
Heart-shaped box by Joe Hill
The sputnik sweetheart : a novel by Haruki Murakami
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About my libraryLimited by the confines of a city-sized apartment, but we pack as much in as we can. Our library* is full of media studies, gender studies, cultural American history books, and a growing pile of board books. In my not so copious free time, I'm getting back into reading fiction (and am taking suggestions)! I just realized that I've been unconsciously been working my way through Booker Prize winners...
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Favorite authorsAugusten Burroughs, Lisa Carey, E. E. Cummings, Jasper Fforde, Diana Gabaldon, Laurie R. King, Jhumpa Lahiri, Gregory Maguire, Gabriel García Márquez, Ian McEwan, Haruki Murakami, Iris Murdoch, Ann Patchett, Salman Rushdie, David Sedaris, Clay Shirky, Gertrude Stein, Sarah Waters (Shared favorites)
Favorite librariesBeatley Library - Simmons College, Boston Public Library, Cambridge Public Library - Main Branch, Cambridge Public Library, Boudreau Branch, Cambridge Public Library, Central Square Branch, Mattapoisett Free Public Library, Mount Holyoke College Library, Information, and Technology Services, Somerville Public Library
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Real nameAbby Blachly
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Member sinceDec 12, 2005