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CollectionsYour library (335), Your eBooks (7), Currently reading (3), To read (54), Read (460), Favorites (10), Did Not Finish (18), All collections (709)

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Tagsnonfiction (317), fiction (243), read1980s (110), made into movie (68), read1990s (59), read1970s (51), read2000_2005 (47), Native American (43), humor (43), philosophy (30) — see all tags

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About my libraryMy Tags are not too systematic. They are mainly chosen by whatever seemed significant in the book (with the result that one book set in Ireland, for example, may be tagged with Ireland, while another may not.) So they are complete, the way google would be, but just indicate what I consider to be significant. I've also started to add "fiction" and "nonfiction" tags to all books. I've borrowed ideas several Tags from other Librarything members. Some of my Tags could use some fine-tuning.

The star ratings are mainly based on if I liked book, and not on whether the book is a recognized classic. So, great literature might have a low rating if I didn't like it. As with the Tags, the star-ratings are very subjective, and subject to random adjustments.

GroupsA Pearl of Wisdom and Enlightenment, Ancient History, Archaeology, Banned Books, Buddhism, Hacking LibraryThing, Language, Los Angeles Loves Librarything, Mathematics, Non-Fiction Challenge / Journalshow all groups

Favorite authorsSandra Boynton, Berkeley Breathed, Vine Deloria, R. Buckminster Fuller, Neil Gaiman, B. K. S. Iyengar, Linus Pauling, Charles M. Schulz, William Styron, Daniel Woodrell (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresCaravan Book Store

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Locationlos angels, ca

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Member sinceAug 27, 2009

Currently readingThe Intelligent Investor: The Classic Text on Value Investing by Benjamin Graham
Bucky: A Guided Tour of Buckminster Fuller by Hugh Kenner
Wind-up Bird Chronicles, The by Haruki Murakami

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