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Member: carioca

CollectionsYour library (1,354), To read (1), All collections (1,354)

Reviews72 reviews

TagsNonfiction (459), Fiction (438), American (195), nonfiction (144), fiction (122), WWII (100), history (89), Brazilian (81), History (78), German (73) — see all tags

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About meI live in Washington, DC - a city I love.

About my libraryMy library is as eclectic as can be; my interestes range from literature to science and the occasional political cartoons compilation. I have several Portuguese and Hebrew language books (I am Brazilian, and Jewish) and I have a love of German expressionism (think Thomas Mann). My little library is also overflowing with books on Israel, Judaism, the Holocaust and WWII, poetry, crime procedurals, linguistics and philosophy.

GroupsBrasil, Existentialism, German literature and poetry, I Survived the Great Vowel Shift, Israeli LibraryThingers, Jewish Cookbooks and Cookery, Jewish History, Literature in Portuguese, Poetry Fool, poetry in translationshow all groups

Favorite authorsYehuda Amichai, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Jane Austen, Elizabeth Bishop, Elias Canetti, Rubem Fonseca, Günter Grass, Hermann Hesse, Clarice Lispector, Thomas Mann, Amos Oz, Fernando Pessoa, Meir Shalev (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBartleby's Books, Busboys and Poets - 14th & V, Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe, Politics and Prose, Second Story Books

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Real nameGisela

Location20007

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMar 2, 2008

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