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About meI don't have a lot of opportunity to read - maybe an hour a day if I'm lucky. I'm not exactly highbrow, so I don't read anything too intellectual, or even complicated. I like to be able to personally relate to the characters and the stories.

About my libraryPost-WWII western domestic fiction (no fantasy, not too far down the romance end of the spectrum) is my preferred genre, but I'm a little bit flexible :-)

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Favorite authorsGerbrand Bakker, Joan Barfoot, Sebastian Barry, Elizabeth Berg, Robin Black, Anita Brookner, Steven Carroll, Helen Dunmore, Richard Ford, Margaret Forster, Jonathan Franzen, Gail Godwin, Jens Christian Gr√łndahl, Kent Haruf, Elizabeth Hay, Christie Hodgen, Barbara Kingsolver, Margaret Laurence, Mary Lawson, Penelope Lively, Stanley Middleton, Sue Miller, Lorrie Moore, Clare Morrall, Jane Mundy, Per Petterson, Beth Powning, Marilynne Robinson, Richard Russo, Carol Shields, Wallace Stegner, Elizabeth Strout, Miriam Toews, Anne Tyler, Richard Yates (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresAmpersand in Paddington Cafe Bookstore, Berkelouw Books (Paddington Bookshop & Cafe/Wine Bar), Gleebooks

Favorite librariesStanton Library (North Sydney Council Library)

Homepagehttp://www.black-on-black.net.au

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Member sinceDec 14, 2008

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