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CollectionsPittenweem (4), eBook on iPad (2), Anstruther Library (13), Your library (2,666), China (268), To read (683), BJ (393), Kindle (176), London (6), Graphic books (2), Read but unowned (88), Poetry (1), SA fiction (10), Cook books (41), Currently reading (4), Book group choice (13), Given away (25), Reference (35), Wishlist (1), Favorites (9), All collections (2,765)

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Tags07XX (362), TBR (252), (225), China (183), crime fiction (127), Fiction (126), South Africa (119), history (98), recipes (95), historical fiction (87) — see all tags

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About meLondoner, ex South African,ex-Magistrate, now living in Beijing. Wife, mother,grandmother,blog writer, keen cruciverbalist,dog lover. After finding this site through my other little hobby - Bookcrossing - I decided it was time to release my inner librarian. I pour a mean G&T!

About my libraryFour or five major catagories:
Contemporary fiction;
Sub-Saharan Africa particularly central and South Africa;
London (fiction, history, art, sociology etc);
China (contemporary fiction, art, food, history, sociology etc);
History;Food; Travel; Gardens/Plants
Actually, I'll read practically anything that has been published, I'm not a picky reader and I love the serendipity of finding new authors or subjects to read.

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2015, E. F. Benson, South Africa, What Are You Reading Now?


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Member sinceJan 14, 2006

Currently readingThe Wisdom of China by Lin Yutang
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
The President's Hat by Antoine Laurain
Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories by Simon Winchester

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