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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself by L. Maria Child
To My Husband and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) by Anne Bradstreet
Angels & Insects: Two Novellas by A.S. Byatt
The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories by E.M. Forster
Prelude to Foundation (Foundation Novels) by Isaac Asimov
Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History (Modern Library Chronicles) by Margaret MacMillan
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CollectionsYour library (3,267), Poetry (276), Read but No Longer Own (848), New England history (89), Margaret Atwood (49), Quilting, Sewing & Other Needlework (101), Joyce Carol Oates (73), juvenile (47), Boris Pasternak (16), Wishlist (2), Read but unowned (2), All collections (3,274)
Tagsfiction (1,247), read no longer own (847), science fiction (435), poetry (264), crime novel (220), short fiction collection (167), women's studies (167), literary reference (165), New England (162), nonfiction (155) — see all tags
About meLongtime active member of LT, creator of many groups here, founder & managing editor of Belletrista.com (currently in hiatus); former bookseller, newspaper correspondent, and communications specialist in the law enforcement and emergency management fields. Feminist and political progressive, wife to the best guy in the world, mother of three terrific now-adult children. Also able to leap tall buildings in a single bound and so on.
About my libraryI enjoy all kinds and forms of fiction, in English and in translation. I'm fascinated not just with story, but also with the art of fiction itself. I also enjoy poetry, literary criticism, cultural studies, art history, historical fashion and dress, New England history, social history, women's studies, some science, contemporary issues...and whatever else might catch my interests at any time.
GroupsAfrican/African American Literature, All Things New England, Anglophiles, Arab, North African and Middle Eastern Literature, Atwoodians, Board Room, Bug Collectors, Clarissa's Cottage, Club Read 2009, Club Read 2010 —show all groups, Club Read 2011, Club Read 2012, Club Read 2013, Club Read 2014, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Dystopian novels, Fans of Joyce Carol Oates, Feminist SF, Feminist Theory, Friends of Mary Ann Evans, In Translation, Mainers, Needlearts, Reading Globally, Reading Globally II, The Prizes, The Red Room, Workspace B
Favorite authorsChimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Louisa May Alcott, Patricia Anthony, Margaret Atwood, Trezza Azzopardi, Anita Rau Badami, Julianna Baggott, Nicola Barker, Elizabeth Bishop, Martin Booth, Anne Brontë, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Octavia E. Butler, Angela Carter, Suzy McKee Charnas, Nancy F. Cott, A. J. Cronin, John Crowley, Emily Dickinson, Assia Djebar, Thomas Dublin, Carol Ann Duffy, Helen Dunmore, Barbara Ehrenreich, George Eliot, Nawal El-Saadawi, Buchi Emecheta, Karen Joy Fowler, Elizabeth Gaskell, Amitav Ghosh, Sandra M. Gilbert, Lisa Goldstein, Kate Grenville, Ursula K. Le Guin, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Elizabeth Hand, Thomas Hardy, Nathaniel Hawthorne, David Herter, Reginald Hill, Nalo Hopkinson, Arnaldur Indriðason, Gish Jen, Ha Jin, Gail Jones, Graham Joyce, James Patrick Kelly, Margo Lanagan, Margot Livesey, Amy Lowell, Ian R. MacLeod, Henning Mankell, Maureen F. McHugh, China Miéville, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mary Beth Norton, Joyce Carol Oates, Yoko Ogawa, Sharon Olds, Boris Pasternak, Viktor Pelevin, Ian Rankin, Adrienne Rich, Kenneth Roberts, Mary Doria Russell, Robert Shearman, Elaine Showalter, May Swenson, Deborah Tannen, Sheri S. Tepper, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Jeff VanderMeer, Kate Douglas Wiggin, William Carlos Williams (Shared favorites)
Favorite librariesJ. V. Fletcher Library
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