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Collectionsread 2019 (31), read 2018 (85), donate (446), read 2017 (65), read 2016 (71), read 2015 (102), read 2014 (129), ebook (106), Mad Studies (39), Read (177), didn't finish (1), Your library (2,424), Wishlist (5), To read (198), Read but unowned (318), Favorites (1), All collections (3,245)

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Tagsfiction (1,622), non-fiction (1,403), unread (1,302), Penguin (463), SF (397), change cover (367), crime (225), Pelican (203), C20 (196), memoir (188) — see all tags

MediaNot set (12), Book (3,233), Paper Book (2,999), Ebook (49)

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About my libraryI have found LibraryThing a wonderful distraction from the demands of real life.

My books reflect my interests in
* SF - books
* fiction - C19 and early C20, obscure stuff from Project Gutenberg, reprints etc.
* mental health/madness/Mad Studies
* community education/development,
* social theory/sociology,
* LGBT/gender/sexuality
* women's fiction
* old Penguins and Pelicans (which I collect)
* Ireland (where I am from)
* Scotland (where I live)
and a whole lot else besides.

My rating system is
1 star - hated it/couldn't finish it/disagreed vehemently with it
2 star - meh, I read it/don't regret it but...
3 star - enjoyed it, learnt some stuff, happy not to own it
4 star - enjoyed it, learnt a lot from it, agreed with lots of it, will recommend it widely, would like to own it
5 star - love it, want to buy it if I don't already own it

Groups(Dis)ability Politics, BBC (Radio) 7 Listeners, BBC Radio 4 Listeners, Cats, books, life is good., Girlybooks, Irish Lit, Open University, Penguin Books, Persephone Readers, Queer and Trans Litshow all groups

Favorite authorsKaren Armstrong, Eleanor Arnason, Iain Banks, Alison Bechdel, Octavia E. Butler, Jonathan Coe, Samuel R. Delany, Jane Duncan, Elizabeth Gaskell, Nicola Griffith, Ursula K. Le Guin, Xiaolu Guo, Robin Hobb, bell hooks, Annie Lawson, Ed McBain, Nell McCafferty, Alice Miller, Flann O'Brien, Dorothy Rowe, Alison Sinclair, Joan Slonczewski, Sheri S. Tepper, Angela Thirkell, Sarah Waters, Cherry Wilder, Irvin D. Yalom (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites

Favorite bookstoresLeakey's Bookshop, Word Power Bookshop

Homepagehttp://ayenomaybe.tumblr.com

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Real nameAnne

LocationEdinburgh, Scotland

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/byzanne (profile)
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Member sinceJan 25, 2006

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