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Mating: A Novel by Norman Rush
The Athenian Agora: An Ancient Shopping Center (Agora Picture Books, 12) by Dorothy B. Thompson
Antiphon the Athenian: Oratory, Law, and Justice in the Age of the Sophists by Michael Gagarin
The Way We Die Now (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) by Charles Willeford
Introducing Foucault (Beginners) by Chris Horrocks
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About meI'm a librarian in my home town of Seattle. If you happen to be in downtown Seattle and you're in a large library and you're looking at fiction, I just might walk up and pester you. I'm also a contributor to Booklist, Library Journal, the NoveList database and some other library-related things you're not likely to have heard of, and participate on the Fiction_L listserv and with the Readers Advisors of Puget Sound. I plan to do some blogging some day at my site, guybrarian.net. Otherwise, I'll be hanging around w/ my Glorious Wife and our Cats, Gardening, Walking, Swimming, Biking, Taking In Movies Music Art Culture Hi & Lo, Writing, Reading, and Playing Library.
About my libraryJust what is a library? The one I work in, the one I own. What does it mean? What do the books I own have to do with who I am? Where did I get all these books, and why? Greek history? Classic noir? (Hey, isn't that Michael Stipe in the author gallery? And as I add in more titles, will this tear him away from Martha Stewart?) The saga continues...
GroupsBloggers, Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction, Legacy Libraries, Librarians who LibraryThing, Name that Book, Pacific Northwest, Philosophy and Theory, Progressive & Liberal!, Rare, Old or Offbeat, Seattleites —show all groups, Working Class, Zen
Favorite authorsJames Agee, Marcus Aurelius, Samuel Beckett, Robert Leslie Bellem, Ken Bruen, Robert Burton, Hayden Carruth, Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Euripides, John Gardner, Patrick Hamilton, Donald Harington, Patricia Highsmith, Homer, Issa Kobayashi, Shirley Jackson, Michel de Montaigne, Vladimir Nabokov, Friedrich Nietzsche, Flannery O'Connor, George Orwell, James Sallis, Delmore Schwartz, William Shakespeare, Henry David Thoreau, Leo Tolstoy, Walt Whitman (Shared favorites)
Favorite librariesSeattle Public Library (Central Library)
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceDec 21, 2006
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