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Gesture and Speech by André Leroi-Gourhan
Rhodes and the Origin of the Bastion by Bryan Hugh St. John O'Neil
Corps Commanders of the Bulge: Six American Generals and Victory in the Ardennes by Harold R. Winton
Anglo-Saxon Thegn AD 449-1066 by Mark Harrison
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent by Jacqueline Phillips Lathrop
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
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About meI work in a university anthropology museum where I'm a collections manager for archaeological collections. My professional interests are mainly in the archaeology, prehistory and material culture of the Southwest US & Northwest MX, the US Great Plains, North America, western Europe, and the Middle East, more-or-less in that order.
About my libraryMy books reflect my working interests in Southwestern (US) archaeology and anthropology and my recreational reading, which tends toward ancient history, military history, biography, historical mysteries, and science fiction.
Favorite authorsIsaac Asimov, Rick Atkinson, E. J. W. Barber, Peter Bowen, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Thomas Cahill, C. J. Cherryh, Robert Crais, Lindsey Davis, Richard Dawkins, C. S. Forester, William Gibson, Lauren Haney, Charlaine Harris, J. M. Hayes, Christopher Hitchens, Laurie R. King, Donna Leon, Susan Cummins Miller, Walter Mosley, Patrick O'Brian, Stephen Oppenheimer, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Lynda S. Robinson, Steven Saylor, Linda Schele, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sheri S. Tepper, J. R. R. Tolkien, Nicholas Wade, Spencer Wells, Roger L. Welsch, Michael Wood (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresAntigone Books, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Eastside, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Westside, Book Stop, Bookmans - Grant, Bookmans - Ina, Bookmans - Speedway, Clues Unlimited, Mostly Books, University of Arizona Bookstores
Favorite librariesArizona State Museum Library - University of Arizona, Cawker City Public Library, Mankato City Library, Pima County Public Library - Joel D. Valdez (Main), Pima County Public Library - Woods Memorial, University of Arizona Library
Real nameMike Jacobs
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJul 31, 2006
Currently readingThe Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volumes 4-6 by Edward Gibbon
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