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CollectionsYour library (3,002), Currently reading (4), To read (21), All collections (3,002)

Reviews197 reviews

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About meI'm addicted to books. For 22 years me and my wife had our own independent bookstore in three cities around Northern California. Best job we EVER had. Learn more at

About my libraryI've entered all the books from my book journals (the ones not in storage) and I am now slowly entering reviews, as time makes itself available.


Favorite authorsJulian Barnes, Ann Beattie, T. C. Boyle, Larry Brown, Raymond Carver, Dan Chaon, Anton Chekhov, Jennifer Egan, John Fowles, John Gardner, Edward Gorey, Jim Harrison, A. M. Homes, John Irving, W. P. Kinsella, John McPhee, Steven Millhauser, Haruki Murakami, Robert Olmstead, Richard Russo, Graham Swift, Henry David Thoreau, John Updike, David Foster Wallace (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBear Pond Books, Book Passage, Bookshop Santa Cruz, Builder's Booksource, City Lights Books, Dartmouth Bookstore, Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle), Gallery Bookshop, Moe's Books, Mrs. Dalloway's, Point Reyes Books, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Readers' Books, Spectator Books, Strand Bookstore, The Vermont Book Shop, University Press Books, Upstart Crow Trading Company, Walden Pond Books, Woodknot Bookshop


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Real nameJohn P Hamilton

LocationWinters, CA and Oakland, CA

Account typepublic, year

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Member sinceApr 4, 2013

Currently readingLess (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel by Andrew Sean Greer
Tin Man: A Novel by Sarah Winman
Miss Subways: A Novel by David Duchovny
Stop What You're Doing And Read This! by Haddon, Mark, Rosen, Michael, Smith, Zadie, Callil, Carmen, (2011) by Mark Haddon, Rosen, Michael, Smith, Zadie, Callil, Carmen,

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