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TagsEnglish grammar (1), Englishness (1), Politics (1), Europe (1), British politics (1), Grammar (1) — see all tags

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About meScience Librarian at the University of Portsmouth, a 'new' university created by renaming Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1992. Long live the polytechnics!

About my libraryNot my personal library (which is quite small and hardly bears mentioning) but the library in which I work. My workplace is a medium-sized university library with about 600,000 printed books and journals, 25,000 electronic journals and 40,000 electronic books. URL: http://www.port.ac.uk/library

GroupsArchaeology, Atmospheric science, Cats, books, life is good., Central Asia, Drunken Curmudgeons, Ecology and the environment, Erotica, Evolve!, Globalization, Graham Greeneshow all groups

Favorite authorsSimon Armitage, Neal Ascherson, W. H. Auden, Andrew Barrow, Malcolm Bradbury, Christopher Brookmyre, Bill Bryson, Charles Bukowski, John le Carré, Jonathan Coe, Joseph Conrad, Richard Dawkins, Daniel C. Dennett, Jared Diamond, J. P. Donleavy, Lawrence Durrell, James Ellroy, James Fenton, Georgina Ferry, Richard P. Feynman, Christopher Fowler, Stephen Jay Gould, John Gray, Graham Greene, Dashiell Hammett, Joseph Heller, Christopher Hitchens, Richard Holmes, Clive James, Steve Jones, Ismail Kadare, Franz Kafka, Ian Kershaw, Elmore Leonard, Aldo Leopold, S. E. Luria, Louis MacNeice, William Manchester, Ian Marchant, Jed Mercurio, Mary Midgley, Henry Miller, George Monbiot, John O'Farrell, P. J. O'Rourke, George Orwell, Richard Overy, Jeremy Paxman, Steven Pinker, Malcolm Pryce, Jonathan Raban, Philip Roth, Carl Sagan, John Steinbeck, Paul Theroux, Lewis Thomas, Colin Thubron, Barbara W. Tuchman, Colin Tudge, John Updike, Francis Wheen, Edward O. Wilson (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttp://www.port.ac.uk/library/barrow

Real nameAndrew Barrow

LocationSouthsea, UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceFeb 6, 2007

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