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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, G√ľnter Grass, Hermann Hesse, Clarice Lispector, Thomas Mann, Amos Oz, Fernando Pessoa, Meir Shalev (Shared favorites)


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

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Real nameGisela


Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMar 2, 2008

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Noticed you liked Ice Storm, and I was wondering if you'd be interested in reviewing my new novel and posting your comments here as well as a few other book-related sites. Thought you might like my book since it's also about a dysfunctional family and a bit dark. I could e-mail you the novel in an e-book format if you'd like (I'm out of physical copies at the moment). Let me know if you're interested. Here's a link to a summary in case you're interested:


i keep bumping in to your name all over this LT thing, but "Whiskey"?!

too cool for school.

knob creek bourbon, please.


pleased to meet you, a tip of my hat if i've neglected to say hello before now. nice collection you have here.
Thank you so much for your reading suggestions.My public library has only one of Meir Shalev's,"A Boy and a Pigeon" so I will start with that and look for others by him.I see we both enjoy reading Nobel winners too.
Thank you for including me in your interesting libraries!
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