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About my libraryMainly history, biography, books on books and natural history - but with some fiction (mainly historical fiction and bibliomysteries) and other things thrown in as well. I also collect rarer items.
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Favorite authorsBernard Bailyn, Andrea Barrett, Nicholas A. Basbanes, Paul Collins, Robert Darnton, Arthur Conan Doyle, Umberto Eco, Owen Gingerich, M. R. James, Ross King, David Liss, Christopher Morley, Naomi Novik, Iain Pears, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Alan Taylor, Edward O. Wilson (Shared favorites)
Favorite librariesSchaffer Library - Union College
Other favoritesLibraryThing H.Q.
Favorite publishersYale University Press
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
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Member sinceJan 10, 2006
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