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CollectionsYour library (6,398), Wishlist (2), To read (1), All collections (6,419)

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TagsChina (1,210), Chinese art (363), Japan (320), Chinese history (304), Chinese literature (295), fiction (220), Japanese art (153), food history (127), homosexuality (127), Islamic art (115) — see all tags

MediaNot set (220), Book (6,195), Paper Book (5,932), Audiobook (3), Ebook (26), Video Recording (3), DVD (3), Other (2), Printed music (1), Map (1)

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About my libraryMy library consists largely of books about China--art history, literature, and history. Other areas of interest are Korean art, the history of exotics (e.g., camphor, rhinoceros horn, incense, etc), Islamic art and some theology. I have a large number of Chinese books not yet entered yet here and, as for those already entered, one day I'll get around to correcting the input errors.

GroupsAncient and Medieval Manuscripts, Ancient China, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Book Arts, Book History / Histoire du Livre, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Chadou, the Way of Tea (Japanese tea ceremony), Chinese, Combiners!, CueCat questions and helpshow all groups

Favorite authorsJorge Luis Borges, Louis Cha, Umberto Eco, William Gaddis, William H. Gass, Henry James, Yu Li, Pascal Quignard, Ingrid D. Rowland, Edith Wharton, Cao Xueqin (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresAnderson's Books & Prints, 尚书苑 Shang Shuyuan, 中国古籍书店, 商务印书馆, Beijing Archaeology Bookstore [北京考古书店], Crawford-Doyle Booksellers, Cultural Relics Publishing House [文物出版社], Eslite [誠品], Gibert Jeune Langues et Lettres, Gibert Joseph - Saint-Michel, Kitchen Arts & Letters, Kyobo Book Centre - Gwanghwamun Branch, Les Mots à la Bouche, Librairie Le Phénix, MacLeod's Books, Magus Books (Seattle), Open Books: A Poem Emporium, Pilot Books, Powell's - Hyde Park, Santoro's Books, Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Shanghai Classics Bookstore 上海古籍书店, Sophia Books, The Commercial Press Bookstore [商务印书馆], Wangfujing Book Store - 王府井书店, You-feng

Other favoritesMetropolitan Museum of Art, National Palace Museum 國立故宮博物院

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LocationSeattle

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Member sinceSep 16, 2005

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