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About meReading is what I do instead of, you know, almost anything else. I carry around at least three books with me at all times. I'm usually reading while doing anything that doesn't require two hands and/or full concentration. And yes, it is possible to cook one handed only half-paying attention.

About my libraryI have a book addiction. I've been buying a couple books a week for the past 5 years or so and I'm a horrible packrat, can't bring myself to get rid of any of them. I haven't moved for 2 years and even then my books took up more room than anything else but the large furniture. I'm trying not to think about what it'll be like when next I move.


Favorite authorsJane Austen, Peter S. Beagle, Alfred Bester, Ray Bradbury, Kristen Britain, Terry Brooks, Martin Buber, A. S. Byatt, Lord Byron, Italo Calvino, Joseph Campbell, Lewis Carroll, Raymond Carver, Catullus, Anton Chekhov, E. E. Cummings, John Donne, Lord Dunsany, Harlan Ellison, Neil Gaiman, John Gardner, William Gibson, Liz Greene, Ursula K. Le Guin, Heinrich Heine, Robert A. Heinlein, Robert Holdstock, Nick Hornby, Robert E. Howard, David Hume, Guy Gavriel Kay, Leszek Kolakowski, Tanith Lee, Fritz Leiber, Madeleine L'Engle, C. S. Lewis, H. P. Lovecraft, Andrew Marvell, Patricia A. McKillip, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Pablo Neruda, Sylvia Plath, Edgar Allan Poe, Alexander Pushkin, Rainer Maria Rilke, Bertrand Russell, J. D. Salinger, Sharon Shinn, Robert Silverberg, Yoshihiro Tatsumi, J. R. R. Tolkien, Michelle West, Walt Whitman, Gene Wolfe, Roger Zelazny (Shared favorites)

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LocationPittsburgh, PA

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Member sinceApr 18, 2007

Currently readingThe Savage Detectives: A Novel by Roberto Bolano
Howl and Other Poems (City Lights Pocket Poets Series) by Allen Ginsberg
The Presence of Myth by Leszek Kolakowski
The Godforgotten by Gladys Schmitt
Sonnets for an analyst by Gladys Schmitt
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