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CollectionsWishlist (9), Your library (1,154), In Scotland (147), Favorites (12), Currently reading (1), To read (148), Read but unowned (86), On writing (19), eBooks (35), Library Holds (4), Unfinished (18), All collections (1,327)

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About meWriter of fiction, chronicler of foibles, wrangler of chaos.

About my libraryMy library is heavy on the poetry, speculative fiction, linguistics, and Iain Banks. For an excellent historical collection, please see my beloved FunkyPlaid's.

Most of my library is currently in storage; for the books I have on hand in Edinburgh, see my "In Scotland" collection.

Groups50 Book Challenge, Bug Collectors, FantasyFans, Formal Verse, Gamers, Gluten-Free Cooking and Baking, I Survived the Great Vowel Shift, Invisible Library, Knitters Inc., Languageshow all groups

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Naomi Alderman, Margaret Atwood, Iain M. Banks, Nick Bantock, Ray Bradbury, Octavia E. Butler, Italo Calvino, Jonathan Carroll, Jonathan Carroll, Roald Dahl, Samuel R. Delany, Candas Jane Dorsey, Ursula K. Le Guin, Hermann Hesse, Gavin Inglis, Richard Matheson, China MiƩville, Haruki Murakami, Pablo Neruda, Terry Pratchett, Hannu Rajaniemi, Cat Rambo, Karen Russell, Sheri S. Tepper, J. R. R. Tolkien, Jo Walton, Tad Williams, Connie Willis (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresLeakey's Bookshop, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Transreal Fiction

Favorite librariesMultnomah County Library - Hollywood Branch

Other favoritesEdinburgh International Book Festival

Homepagehttp://cygnoir.net

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Real nameHalsted M. Bernard

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Member sinceSep 14, 2005

Currently readingAlif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson

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