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TagsFiction (173), Poetry (88), Medieval (66), Novel (49), French (37), Philosophy (27), Reference (22), Christianity (21), Drama (20), History (17) — see all tags

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About meA postmodern tweaker technophile lit-geek working for the libraries of academia.

About my libraryI studied medieval literature at the University of Virginia which should probably explain most of my books. For the rest, there is little explanation. Suggestions are always appreciated.

Groups2019 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES), Bloggers, Librarians who LibraryThing, Medieval Europe, Pynchon Pandæmonium, The Green Dragon, UVA Eng-grads

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, John Barth, Geoffrey Chaucer, Richard Dawkins, Thomas Jefferson, C. S. Lewis, Thomas Pynchon, Jean-Paul Sartre, J. R. R. Tolkien (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresAngel City Books, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Marina Del Rey, Skylight Books, Small World Books

Favorite librariesCounty of Los Angeles Public Library - Hermosa Beach Library, Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library - University of Southern California, Los Angeles Public Library - Westchester-Loyola Village Branch, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University

Other favoritesSkirball Cultural Center


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Real nameJohn Jackson

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Member sinceJan 27, 2007

Currently readingThe Penguin Atlas of Medieval History (Hist Atlas) by Colin McEvedy

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