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About meI am drawn to reading globally, different times, different places. I love multi generational fiction,a good memoir,and literature dealing with the immigration/exile experience.
About my libraryMy library is a log of the books I have read, more or less recently,in the last 10 years or so. They include the books that I have kept track of plus some very favorite books I could never forget. I also have a few wishlist books.
Favorite authorsLeila Aboulela, Andrea Barrett, Louis De Bernières, Wayson Choy, John Crowley, Junot Díaz, Damon Galgut, Amitav Ghosh, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Peter Hessler, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Ha Jin, Nicole Krauss, Jhumpa Lahiri, Edward J. Larson, Barry Lopez, Federico García Lorca, Sándor Márai, Gabriel García Márquez, Michael Ondaatje, Orhan Pamuk, Nathaniel Philbrook, Caryl Phillips, Joseph Roth, Aksel Sandemose, Jose Saramago, Leonardo Sciascia, W. G. Sebald, Amy Tan, Tarjei Vesaas, James Welch, Edward O. Wilson (Shared favorites)
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Member sinceFeb 14, 2009
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