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CollectionsYour library (1,309), Wishlist (276), Currently reading (3), Read but unowned (358), Favorites (177), All collections (1,953)

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Recommendations58 recommendations

About meBA, Political Science
MA, Politcs
MSLIS, Library Science

I Drink - I Smoke - I Read

Groups60-something Library Thingers, A Quieter LibraryThing, Altered States, American History, American Revolution & Founding Fathers History, Anarchism, Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts, Ancient History, Archaeology, Atheists review booksshow all groups

Favorite authorsJonathan Alter, Roger Angell, Robert Sam Anson, James Bamford, Richard J. Barnet, Taudeusz Borowski, Thomas Boswell, H. W. Brands, Dan Brown, Dee Brown, James MacGregor Burns, Lou Buttino, Frank Capra, Caleb Carr, Noam Chomsky, Agatha Christie, Donn Clendenon, Archibald Cox, Lindsey Davis, John W. Dean, Frederick Douglass, William O. Douglas, Fred Emery, Al Franken, Benjamin Franklin, Paul Gallico, Eugene D. Genovese, Emma Goldman, James M. Goode, Amy Goodman, David Halberstam, Michael Harrington, James R. Hartley, Robert A. Heinlein, Seymour M. Hersh, Jim Hightower, Christopher Hitchens, Gilbert Ray Hodges, Hubert H. Humphrey, Peter Irons, Molly Ivins, Thomas Jefferson, Dan Jones, Laurie R. King, Martin Luther King, Jr., Kip, Richard Kluger, Gary Larson, Donna Leon, Pauline Maier, Alberto Manguel, Charles C. Mann, Karl Marx, George S. McGovern, Lisa Mertins, Michael Moore, Stephen B. Oates, David R. Obey, Elaine Pagels, Thomas Paine, Ellis Peters, Anthony S. Pitch, Edgar Allan Poe, Michelin Travel Publications, Lawrence S. Ritter, Rick Steves, Albert F. Stiglmeier, Cass R. Sunstein, Hunter S. Thompson, Henry David Thoreau, James Thurber, G. B. Trudeau, Barbara W. Tuchman, Gore Vidal, Kurt Vonnegut, Bill Watterson, H. G. Wells, Sean Wilentz, David Wise, Howard Zinn (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresAbbey Bookshop, Books for America Used Bookstore, Capitol Hill books, Capitol Hill Books, Downtown Books and News, Harvard Book Store, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Riverby Books, Second Story Books, Shakespeare and Company (Paris), Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, St. John Fisher College Bookstore

Favorite librariesAlbany Public Library - Delaware Branch, Bibliothèque départementale de la Sarthe, Bibliothèque d’étude et du patrimoine Carnegie, Boston Public Library, District of Columbia Public Library - Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, District of Columbia Public Library - Northeast Neighborhood Library, District of Columbia Public Library - Southeast Neighborhood Branch, Harvard Law School Library, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, Somerville Public Library

Other favoritesHistoric Congressional Cemetery

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LocationWashington, DC

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Member sinceMar 22, 2011

Currently readingTHE POPE'S LAST CRUSADE: HOW AN AMERICAN JESUIT HELPED POPE PIUS XI'S CAMPAIGN TO STOP HITLER by Peter Eisner
BOUND FOR CANAAN: THE EPIC STORY OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, AMERICA'S FIRST CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT by Fergus M. Bordewich
SHADOWS IN THE VINEYARD: THE TRUE STORY OF THE PLOT TO POISON THE WORLD'S GREATEST WINE by Maximillian Potter

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