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CollectionsYour library (259), Currently reading (3), All collections (259)


Tagsenglish (103), fiction (86), nonfiction (53), translations (33), language (30), american (30), book history (24), chinese (23), tim (22), reference (21) — see all tags

MediaNot set (4), Book (255), Paper Book (242)

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About meI am a multilingual editor with an MA in book history and comparative literature from the University of Toronto. My favorite stone fruit is the apricot and my favorite twentieth-century British novel is Brideshead Revisited.

About my libraryA little of this, a little of that.

GroupsAntiquarian Books, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Book Arts, Book History / Histoire du Livre, Books on Books, Bostonians, Buddhism, Editors, Researchers, Whatever, HMS Surprise, I Survived the Great Vowel Shiftshow all groups

Favorite authorsThomas Bernhard, Daniel C. Dennett, Lawrence Durrell, Douglas R. Hofstadter, Ha Jin, James Joyce, Judith Martin, Vladimir Nabokov, Orhan Pamuk, Thomas Pynchon, Arthur Ransome, Salman Rushdie, Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceSep 30, 2005

Currently readingDarwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life by Daniel C. Dennett
Prep : a novel by Curtis Sittenfeld
Colossus of Maroussi by Henry Miller

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