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CollectionsYour library (3,696), Currently reading (5), Wishlist (26), To read (55), Read but unowned (3), Discard due to damage (2), Partially read but unfinished (2), Donated to the Sector B Library (26), All collections (3,715)

Reviews285 reviews

TagsIn English language (2,158), fiction (1,591), novel (1,270), Inglise keeles (1,263), non-fiction (578), crime fiction (473), In Estonian language (385), audiobook (328), Eesti keeles (320), detective fiction (247) — see all tags

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Recommendations45 recommendations

About meyo, que me figuraba el Paraiso
bajo la especie de una biblioteca.
- Jorge Luis Borges (Poema de los Dones)

When I imagine Heaven,
I have always pictured it as a kind of library.
- Jorge Luis Borges (Poem of the Gifts)

Siis kui ma olen ettekujutanud Paradiisi,
See on olnud alati raamatukogu sarnane.
- Jorge Luis Borges (Annetiste luuletus)

Currently reading: The Letters of Samuel Beckett Volume 2 (1941-1956) by Samuel Beckett, Watt by Samuel Beckett, The Saviour of Lasnamae by Mari Saat, Huppa tulle by Maarja Kangro, Ernest Hemingway by Mary Dearborn.

Books Read in 2017: (96) The Power by Naomi Alderman, (95) Norma (in English) by Sofi Oksanen,(94) A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman, (93) A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter J. Miller Jr. (92) G-Man by Stephen Hunter, (91) Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, (90) The Oedipus Plays by Sophocles, (89) A Country Road, a Tree by Jo Baker, (88) The Last Wolf & Herman by Laszlo Krasznahorkai, (87) Some Danger Involved by Will Thomas, (86) Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley, (85) Norma by Sofi Oksanen, (84) Three More Jack Reacher Novellas by Lee Child, (83) You & a Bike & a Road by Eleanor Davis, (82) An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine, (81) The Fix by David Baldacci, (80) Good Behavior by Blake Crouch, (79) Swing Time by Zadie Smith, (78) The Bad Canadian by Leonard G. Mokos, (77) The Strangler Vine by M.J. Carter, (76) Hallelujah Anyway by Anne Lamott, (75) The Hoarder in You by Robin Zasio, (74) Emapuhkus by Kristiina Ehin, (73) Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, (72) Vampire in Love by Enrique Vila-Matas, (71) Golden Prey by John Sandford, (70) Arvo Pärdi tintinnabuli-stiil by Leopold Brauneiss, (69) Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann, (68) The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins, (67) Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag, (66) Unistused on koduteel by Tomas Tranströmer, (65) Mirror Shoulder Signal by Dorthe Nors, (64) Hurry Up and Meditate by David Michie, (63) The Death of the Perfect Sentence by Rein Raud, (62) A Room with a View by E.M. Forster, (61) The Handmaid's Tale Special Edition by Margaret Atwood, (60) The Blue Fox by Sjon, (59) The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz, (58) Mary Wept over the Feet of Jesus by Chester Brown, (57) Giants in the Earth by O.E. Rolvaag,(56) Company Town by Madeline Ashby, (55) The Ambulance Drivers by James McGrath Morris, (54) Laulud voi nii by Vladislav Korzets, (53) Moonstone, the Boy who Never Was by Sjón, (52) History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund, (51) Sorry to Disrupt the Peace by Patty Yumi Cottrell, (50) The Accusation by Bandi, (49) Lichen / Samblik by Adam Cullen, (48) Karate Chop by Dorthe Nors, (47) Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy by Nicholas Reynolds, (46) Big Sur by Jack Kerouac, (45) Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler, (44) Klaaslaps by Maarja Kangro, (43) The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale, (42) War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans, (41) Arvo Pärt by Julien Teyssandier, (40) So Much for that Winter by Dorthe Nors, (39) When Paris Sizzled by Mary McAuliffe, (38) The Break by Katherena Vermette, (37) Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, (36) Moment by Satsuki Shibuya, (35) The Bette Davis Club by Jane Lotter, (34) Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil by Tom Mueller, (33) Shakespeare and Company Paris: The History of the Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart by Krista Halverson (ed), (32) The Way by Swann's by Marcel Proust, (31) Gogoli disko by Paavo Matsin, (30) The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri, (29) Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance, (28) Walk Away by Sam Hawken, (27) News of the World by Paulette Jiles, (26) Cardinal: Forty Words for Sorrow by Giles Blunt, (25) City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie Anderson, (24) The Angel of History by Rabih Alameddine, (23) Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick, (22) Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin, (21) North Spirit by Paulette Jiles, (20) The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester, (19) Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh, (18) The Willow King by Meelis Friedenthal, (17) Dead is Better by Jo Perry, (16) The Adventure of English by Melvyn Bragg, (15) Selection Day by Aravind Adiga, (14) Conversations in Sicily by Elio Vittorini, (13) Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin, (12) Silence by Shusaku Endo, (11) The Couturier of Milan by Ian Hamilton, (10) All That Desire by Betsy Struthers, (9) The Old Man by Thomas Perry, (8) The Traitor's Story by Kevin Wignall, (7) The Mothers by Brit Bennett, (6) Grave Deeds by Betsy Struthers, (5) Murder Underground by Mavis Doriel Hay, (4) Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores by Bob Eckstein, (3) An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, (2) St. Nick by Alan Russell, (1) Solar Bones by Mike McCormack.

About my libraryStarted music & theatrical recordings library at
listing primarily Jazz & Classical boxsets and Estonian recordings to start with.

Groups100 Books in 2016 Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2017, BBC Radio 3 Listeners, Combiners!

Favorite authorsKaren Armstrong, Samuel Beckett, Lawrence Block, Anthony Burgess, James Lee Burke, John Cage, John le Carré, Lee Child, Agatha Christie, Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, Colin Dexter, Umberto Eco, Kristiina Ehin, F. Scott Fitzgerald, George MacDonald Fraser, Ernest Hemingway, Russell Hoban, Stephen Hunter, Adam Johnson, Jaan Kaplinski, Jaan Kross, Stieg Larsson, Juhan Liiv, David Mamet, Alberto Manguel, Cormac McCarthy, Haruki Murakami, Sofi Oksanen, Robert B. Parker, Thomas Perry, Richard Pevear, Arvo Pärt, Alex Ross, William Shakespeare, Josephine Tey, Veljo Tormis, Larissa Volokhonsky, Jeanette Winterson, Daniel Woodrell (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresApollo Raamatumaja, Archambault Berri, Ben McNally Books, Blackwell's Oxford, Book City (Danforth), Book City (St Clair), Chapters - Bayview Village, Chapters - Festival Hall, Chapters - World's Biggest Book Store, Eliot's Bookshop, Handy Book Exchange, Hunter Street Books, Indigo - Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Indigo Books - Yonge & Eglinton, Nicholas Hoare, Raamatukoi, Sleuth Of Baker Street, Ten Editions, Theatre Books, University of Toronto Bookstore

Favorite librariesBellevue Regional Library, Eesti Rahvusraamatukogu (National Library of Estonia), Toronto Public Library - Barbara Frum

Other favoritesThe Word on the Street Festival - Toronto, Luminato - Toronto Festival of Arts + Creativity, Joe’s Pub, Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York (CUNY), Berkeley Arts and Letters - First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Embassy of Finland

Favorite lists1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die


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Member sinceNov 18, 2009

Currently readingThe Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 2, 1941-1956 by Samuel Beckett
Watt by Samuel Beckett
Hüppa tulle by Maarja Kangro
The Saviour of Lasnamae by Mari Saat
Ernest Hemingway: A Biography by Mary V. Dearborn

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