Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
dismiss
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Search donandpatti's books

Random books from donandpatti's library

Love and Friendship by Allan Bloom

Clarence Darrow for the Defense by Irving Stone

Takedown: A Thriller by Brad Thor

The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs

The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke

Dream West by David Nevin

Members with donandpatti's books

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

donandpatti's reviews

Reviews of donandpatti's books, not including donandpatti's

Helper badges

FiverTenner

 

Member: donandpatti

CollectionsHome (926), Iceland (1), Reading (2), Computer Software (5), Computer Hardware (5), Math (2), Chess (20), Sports (4), Science (1), islam (8), Your library (8,235), itunes (828), Kindle (292), Currently reading (7), All collections (9,475)

ReviewsNone

Tags@ (2,015), fiction (1,084), non-fiction (1,022), @itunes (808), @Kindle (645), children (639), literature (475), current affairs (242), biography (217), Dover Thrift (179) — see all tags

MediaNot set (67), Book (9,379), Paper Book (8,255), Audiobook (128), Ebook (66), Other (29), Map (24), Software (3)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About mePatti has been a public school teacher (twenty four years, all kinds of history) and I (Don) have been a lawyer (forty-four years). Don has now retired, after "second" and "third" careers as a college president and a non-profit executive. Patti has also left her "second" career in non-profit management and is now a self-employed tutor of high school students preparing for the SAT and ACT exams.

We met at the graduate program of St. John's College, Santa Fe, and share a love of each other, of reading, talking, listening and of learning.

About my libraryWe have cataloged about 9,400 of our books. Many of the rest are pre-ISBN, audio books, and Kindle books. They will take a bit more time and work to catalog. We are generalists (like the St. John's great books curriculum) but we both especially love history, I love moral philosophy and the history of science, and Patti loves (is that the right word?) biography, history, political philosophy, economics, and politics. We are tagging now mostly to record the physical location of our books, hence the "shelf-" (being gradually replaced by "@") tags. We discovered LibraryThing from the Spring 2006 WSJ article. We especially like the ability to search our LibraryThing catalog via smartphone in bookstores, avoiding purchases of books we already have. (Is is amazing how the same books keep catching our eye.)

GroupsAmazon's Kindle, American History, Audiobooks, BBC Radio 3 Listeners, BBC Radio 4 Listeners, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Inklings, Kindley Book Club, Lawyers, Library of America Subscribersshow all groups

Location80132

Favorite authorsNot set

URLs /profile/donandpatti (profile)
/catalog/donandpatti (library)

Member sinceJun 27, 2006

Currently readingThe Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of Classical Education by Leigh A. Bortins
The Happiest Life: Seven Gifts, Seven Givers, and the Secret to Genuine Success by Hugh Hewitt
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) by Robert Jordan
The Lost Tools of Learning by Dorothy L. Sayers
Hayek's The Road to Serfdom: A Brief Introduction (Chicago Shorts) by Bruce Caldwell
show all (7)

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 146,303,945 books! | Top bar: Always visible