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About meI'm a writer (just finished my first book, Life List, a biography of a midwestern housewife, naturalist, and adventuress) and am married to a writer. But we spend a lot of time watching bad tv and downloading music. When I was writing the biography I mostly read books for research, so I'm glad to have some time now to read for fun. I read more fiction than nonfiction, and more books by women than men ... but I'll try anything.
Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Rachel Carson, Elizabeth Gilbert, Amy Hempel, Ian McEwan, Sue Miller, Lorrie Moore, Alice Munro, Tim O'Brien, Susan Orlean, Grace Paley, Roger Tory Peterson, Samantha Power, Edwin Way Teale, Henry David Thoreau (Shared favorites)
Real nameOlivia Gentile
LocationNew York, NY
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceDec 3, 2008
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