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CollectionsReduction (3), Your library (432), Impact (12), Wishlist (45), Currently reading (1), To read (6), Read but unowned (30), Favorites (5), Studied (6), All collections (476)

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Tagsread (205), own:SL (158), fiction (138), nonfiction (102), releasable (79), sXX (66), science fiction (51), own (47), novel (41), well written (39) — see all tags

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About meI am a flying pagelet. I am a drop case a. I like to be on my friend's libraries. I swear margins for a living, die on a sinful serif, live a life of perils between hanging indents and pica gangs.

About my libraryMy LT library is not a library of owned books but of those books I came across during my life, a b(ibl)iography. This means either read/studied books (some of them partially read), reference works that I use(d), and books which I wish I'd own/read/consult (to be lent or bought).

Other status tags: read me again, own:_place_, releasable (write to me if you want one of those),

I frequently tag according to where and when, i.e. sXX, 1930s, sXX, France or Bretagne (use local-language toponyms as far as possible).

In my reviews I sometimes extract quotations. I either give the page number from which it was extracted (in my edition) or indicate it with >> (beginning sentences) and/or (closing paragaphs) as appropriate.

Future tagging scheme: places go away, since supported in common knowledge. Anything that relates to the particular edition or my relation with it goes into namespaces, such as S: for status (possession, availability -decoupled from possession-, release plans), P: for physical properties (dedicated, delicated -smell-, typography or layout), LT: for pending LT tasks (combine, review, date, find cover), W: for my relation with the book (read, studied, reference). Should paste here a template string for tagging. And probably move wishes away to another account

GroupsGraduate Students, LibraryThing in Spanish, Spaniards who LibraryThing

Favorite authorsIsaac Asimov, Bartolomé Bennassar, Heinrich Böll, Denis Diderot, Richard P. Feynman, Hermann Hesse, George Orwell, Bertrand Russell, José Luis Sampedro, Fernando Savater, Jorge Semprún, Ramón José Sender (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites

Other favoritesLiteraturhaus München

Homepagehttp://alqua.org

LocationOxford, UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceAug 29, 2006

Currently readingA Short History of England by Simon Jenkins

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draussen vor der tuer, de bochert. exquisito. En la edición de rororo además varios de los relatos que leímos al descubrirlo y algunos otros, a cual mejor. Sobrecogedor, sencillo, excelente.
Tudo muito instigador! Praticamente toda a livraria cultura debrucada sobre minha mesa do escritorio, ;)
Boa dica!
te espera en mi estantería Tanguy, la historia de Michel del Castillo ... una delicia muy triste
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