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CollectionsYour library (979), First Editions (85), Signed by Author (4), 18th Century That I Own (249), Lent to Others (2), Currently reading (5), Favorites (102), Thomas Jefferson (197), Owned but not read (397), Read but unowned (140), Wishlist (3,261), All collections (4,339)
Tagssecondary source (2,640), biography (630), american history 1750-1800 (497), primary source (358), french history (333), english history (331), founding father (273), american history (248), religious history (234), classic fiction (231) — see all tags
About meI have a bachelor's degree in history, and I'm known for my addiction to books. I go book hunting almost twice a month, and will often walk away with four or more at a time. I'm actually running out of space to put them! But mind you, I don't just buy any books for the sake of buying them. No, I read all the books I buy, although it is hard to keep up with my spending. After all, you should read what satisfies your interests and curiosity, instead of letting others dictate your tastes. One mustn't limit oneself to what one's "told" to read, for the field of literature is endless!
About my libraryI currently own 971 books: Oldest published: 1817
Groups20-Something LibraryThingers, 50 Book Challenge, American Revolution & Founding Fathers History, For the Love of Wilde!, French Connection, History Fans, Le Salon du peuple pour le peuple, What Are You Reading Now?
Favorite authorsNellie Bly, Giacomo Girolamo Casanova, Alan Pell Crawford, Robert Darnton, Daniel Defoe, Guillermo del Toro, Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry, Eric Gable, Neil Gaiman, Mark Gatiss, Alex Grecian, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, C.S. Harris, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Joe Hill, Jonathan L. Howard, Aldous Huxley, Rhys Isaac, Thomas Jefferson, Diana Wynne Jones, William B. Crawley Jr., Brian Keene, Sarah Langan, Dumas Malone, George R. R. Martin, S. D. Perry, Roy Porter, Daniel Preston, Mary Roach, Oliver Sacks, Stendhal, Bram Stoker, Montague Summers, Koji Suzuki, Jules Verne, Voltaire, Caroline Weber, Oscar Wilde, Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresBradley's Books (Marshall Plaza), Bradley's Books in Macy's, Caliban Bookshop, E. Shaver, Bookseller, East End Book Exchange, Griffin Bookshop & Coffee Bar, Half Price Books - South Hills, Mr. K's Used Books - Greenville, Mt. Lebanon Book Cellar, Rickert & Beagle Books (Formerly Eljay's Books), Riverby Books, Southworth Antiques and Rare Books, Townsend Booksellers, Wounded Bookshop
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceSep 10, 2009
Currently readingSpiral (Ring Series, Book 2) by Koji Suzuki
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