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Member: emily_morine

CollectionsYour library (826), Read but unowned (10), All collections (836)

Reviews172 reviews

Tagsxy (440), xx (341), 20thcentury (325), menandwomen (276), american (203), toberead (203), thirdperson (195), sex (177), firstperson (176), nonfiction (151) — see all tags

MediaNot set (2), Book (834), Paper Book (790), Ebook (4)

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About meI am a voracious reader, knitter, sewer, letter-writer, windowbox-gardener, traveler and watcher of DVD's while drinking a cup of tea. One of the following things about me is not true; can you guess which?

1. When I was little, a petite, tone-deaf white girl, I wanted to be Paul Robeson when I grew up.

2. I have seen Laura Bush in my underwear.

3. I have a pirate relative who used to go by the moniker "Roderick the Terrible."

About my libraryWhen my partner and I decided to buy a home together, I bought an entire wall's worth of bookshelves, plus a few...almost 100 linear feet of book storage *should* do me for a while. My tastes tend toward 19th & 20th century British and American lit, with a good number of translations and historical studies thrown in for spice. Oh yeah, and a fascination with mass-produced childrens' series fiction from the 1940's and 50's. And Scandinavia. And gender theory. And...

GroupsArt is Life, Books Compared, Friends of Mary Ann Evans, I prefer men to cauliflowers, Knitters Inc., New York Review Books, Norse sagas, Oregonians, Proust, Sewingshow all groups

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus, Louis-Ferdinand CĂ©line, Colette, H.D., George Eliot, Marjorie Garber, John Irving, Kazuo Ishiguro, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, Marcel Proust, Arundhati Roy, Salman Rushdie, J. D. Salinger, Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Eudora Welty, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)


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Real nameEmily

LocationPortland, Oregon, USA

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceOct 24, 2006

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