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Books12,777 books cataloged
About mei contain multitudes: librarian, lawyer, information law and policy geek, computer geek, feminist sf fan, atheist, anarchist, queer, parent, plus other categories.
About my libraryFirst of all, this is a mix of (a) personal library (inaccurate), (b) family reading logs (also inaccurate), and (c) books of interest.
Favorite authorsPatricia Anthony, Margaret Atwood, Paul Avrich, Freddie Baer, Alison Bechdel, Yochai Benkler, Howard Besser, Susie Bright, Katharine Burdekin, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Octavia E. Butler, Leonora Carrington, Angela Carter, Ana Castillo, Noam Chomsky, E. E. Cummings, Brian Daley, Richard Dawkins, Diane DiMassa, Diane Duane, Edward Eager, Barbara Ehrenreich, Karen Joy Fowler, Ellen Galford, Mary Gentle, Molly Gloss, Emma Goldman, Jewelle Gomez, Ursula K. Le Guin, bell hooks, Molly Ivins, Barbara Kingsolver, Rosemary Kirstein, Ellen Kushner, Fritz Leiber, Astrid Lindgren, Federico García Lorca, Elizabeth A. Lynn, Laurie J. Marks, L. M. Montgomery, Elizabeth Moon, C. L. Moore, James Morrow, Pat Murphy, Esther Newton, Alice Nunn, Rebecca Ore, Elizabeth Peters, Marge Piercy, Katha Pollitt, Muriel Rukeyser, Joanna Russ, Rafael Sabatini, Pamela Samuelson, Dan Savage, Dorothy L. Sayers, Charles Simic, Joan Slonczewski, Thorne Smith, Sheri S. Tepper, Josephine Tey, James Tiptree Jr., Tom Tomorrow, Mark Twain, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Sarah Waters, Sally Watson, Joss Whedon, Walt Whitman, William Carlos Williams (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstores57th Street Books, Amherst Books, Amherst Transfer Station and Recycling Center, Bluestockings, Boadecia's Books, Bolerium Books, Borderlands Books, Bound Together Anarchist Collective Bookstore, Dark Carnival, Dog Eared Books - Valencia, Food for Thought Books, Green Apple Books, Joseph-Beth Booksellers - Lexington, Modern Times Bookstore, Montague Bookmill, National Yiddish Book Center, New World Resource Center, Quimby's Bookstore, Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Sqecial Media, St. Mark's Bookshop (New York City), Strand Bookstore, The Harvard Coop, The Long Haul Infoshop, The Other Change of Hobbit, The Stars Our Destination, Women & Children First
Favorite librariesBerkeley Public Library - Central Library, Berkeley Public Library - North Branch, Boston Public Library, Boston Public Library - Connolly Branch, Brookline Public Library, Cambridge Public Library - Main Branch, Huntsville Public Library, Huntsville Public Library - Bessie K. Russell Branch Library, Jamaica Plain Branch - Boston Public Library, Jones Library, Library of Congress, Prelinger Library, Tuscaloosa Public Library, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts
Favorite lists1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up, 500 Great Books by Women, Atheism, humanism, freethought, &c. — Best nonfiction books in favour of, Banned Books Week 2014, Banned or Challenged Books, Best Feminist Books, Best Political Science Fiction, Best Science Books for Non-Scientists, Books Mentioned in Troll: A Love Story, Books Set in Alabama, Diversity in Fantasy and Science Fiction, Dying Earth Stories, Environmental History, Fantasy/Scifi Heroines Without Love Intrests, Favorite Feminist Science Fiction, Feminists' memoirs/autobiographies, fictional librarians, Good LGBT fiction for LGBT folk and friends, Hayao Miyazaki's 50 Recommended Children's Books, Labor History, Science fiction novels with a female protagonist, Swashbucklers, Witch Hunts
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Real nameLaura Quilter
Account typeprivate, lifetime
Member sinceJul 16, 2006