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About meI am an academic librarian, historian, husband, father-to-be, writer, and traveler. I have fun in the world of words.
About my libraryThe majority of my collection falls in the categories of European history, European literature, sci-fi/fantasy, and Crime Fiction. In addition, I also have a decent cookbook/beer brewing section, antique book collection and a growing travel section, but,unfortunately not the passport stamps to match. Thanks for reading!
Groups18th-19th Century Britain, 20-Something LibraryThingers, Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts, Anglophiles, BBC Radio 4 Listeners, Books on Books, Bostonians, British & Irish Crime Fiction, DC UX Book Club, For the Love of Wilde! —show all groups, History Fans, History: On learning from and writing history, Irish & Celtic Studies, Librarians who LibraryThing, Maryland Librarythingers, Medieval Europe, Naval History and Fiction, New York Review Books, Non-Fiction Readers, Simmons College, SimmonsCollegeGSLIS, The Drones Club (all things P.G. Wodehouse), The Green Dragon, Unique Library Thing Book Group, University of Maryland, World History
Favorite authorsPeter Ackroyd, Douglas Adams, Kingsley Amis, Margaret Atwood, Ray Bradbury, Arthur Conan Doyle, Lord Dunsany, Neil Gaiman, Graham Greene, Aldous Huxley, Michael Jackson, Jean-Patrick Manchette, Cormac McCarthy, Ian McDonald, Alan Moore, George Orwell, Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, Ian Rankin, Jonathan Rose, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Alan Sillitoe, J. R. R. Tolkien, Evelyn Waugh, P. G. Wodehouse, Richard Yates (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresBooks-a-Million #948, Brattle Book Shop, Commonwealth Books - Milk St, Harvard Book Store, Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe, Porter Square Books, Raven Used Books, The Annapolis Bookstore, Three Geese in Flight Books, Wonder Book Gaithersburg
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Member sinceSep 10, 2009
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