LibraryThing Author:
Ian C. Racey

Ian C. Racey is a LibraryThing Author, an author who lists their personal library on LibraryThing.

See Ian C. Racey's author page.

Search ianracey's books

Random books from ianracey's library

French Concession: A Novel by Xiao Bai

Stalin: A Biography by Robert Service

Goth Opera (Doctor Who: Missing Adventures) by Paul Cornell

Starting Out in the Evening by Brian Morton

The Golden Bowl by Henry James

Doctor Who and the Ribos Operation by Ian Marter

I Love You Because...: Featuring the Soul Kidz by Marsha Feltingoff

Members with ianracey's books

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

ianracey's reviews

Reviews of ianracey's books, not including ianracey's

Helper badges

Common KnowledgeFiver

Site design selection

Use the new design

Use the old design

The old design is no longer fully supported nor does it get full attention when we roll out new features. We strongly recommend using the new design.


Member: ianracey

CollectionsYour library (1,901), To read (948), All collections (1,901)

Reviews13 reviews

Tagshistorical fiction (394), science fiction (376), fiction (British Isles) (245), Doctor Who (224), British history (195), fiction (United States) (181), American history (175), box 28A (172), biography (164), military history (159) — see all tags

MediaNot set (2), Book (1,897), Paper Book (1,862), Audiobook (2), Ebook (14), Other (2), Calendar (1)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About meI'm a lover of words, storytelling and learning, but chiefly of cloyingly pretentious opening sentences. I come originally from Yorkshire and have lived in Connecticut, Florida and the Chesapeake Bay area. I'm a stay at home dad and the author of an alternate history spy thriller.

About my libraryMy library is full of history, both fiction and nonfiction. I'm most interested in the ancient world, the Byzantine Empire, Venice, Shanghai, all periods of British history, and world history during the imperialist period of, roughly, 1800-1950; lately I've also been learning a lot about the Cold War. If I see a biography of a political or military figure I don't already have a biography of, I'll probably buy it.

I've also got plenty of fantasy and science fiction, though I have a hard time finding new fantasy authors I can really sink my teeth into. My science fiction shelves are dominated by Star Trek, Star Wars and Doctor Who books, the legacy of a misspent youth.

GroupsAmerican Revolution & Founding Fathers History, Ancient History, Bloggers, Byzantinistik, Doctor Who, History: On learning from and writing history, Medieval Europe, Spies & Spy Fiction

Favorite authorsEric Ambler, Bernard Cornwell, Guy Gavriel Kay, John Julius Norwich, Tad Williams (Shared favorites)


Also onblogspot, Facebook, Twitter

Real nameIan C. Racey

LocationVirginia, USA

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/ianracey (profile)
/catalog/ianracey (library)

Member sinceJun 16, 2008

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 115,173,644 books! | Top bar: Always visible