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GroupsFolio Society devotees, Geeks who love the Classics, Japanese Literature, Victoriana, What the Dickens...?

Favorite authorsHonoré de Balzac, James Boswell, Emily Brontë, Albert Camus, Anton Chekhov, Leonard Cohen, Joseph Conrad, Osamu Dazai, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoevsky, George Eliot, William Faulkner, Gustave Flaubert, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Gissing, Neil Miller Gunn, Robin Jenkins, Yasunari Kawabata, Naguib Mahfouz, Gabriel García Márquez, Sōseki Natsume, George Orwell, Henry Roth, J. D. Salinger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Paul Scott, W. G. Sebald, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Laurence Sterne, Moritz Thomsen, John Trevena, Ivan Turgenev, John Williams, Gao Xingjian, Émile Zola (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceDec 12, 2006

Currently readingWhen We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro

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