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About meRetired - so plenty of time to read.

About my libraryIn my book you only get one life, so this is the collection that suits until the joker deals. I'd like to reduce the number of books over the next few years (and now achieved - making a bookseller very happy), but still at least three years reading languishes.

The collection divides into five areas: Music, Russian lit. & crit. in translation, London history & topography, art history, and the rest.

When the reading is almost done I'll don my hat, pick up my begging bowl and disappear into the forest with three books: a favourite, one partially read, and another that is unexplored.

GroupsBBC Radio 3 Listeners, Fans of Russian authors, The Prizes, TinyCat

Favorite authorsRoberto Bolaño, Anton Chekhov, Teju Cole, Rachel Cusk, Amy De'Ath, Henry James, James Joyce, Frances Presley, J. H. Prynne, Alexander Pushkin, Ian Sansom, Will Self, Janet Sutherland, Philip Terry, Ivan Turgenev, Ljudmila Ulitskaya, Edith Wharton (Shared favorites)


Real namePeter Brown

LocationLondon, UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceAug 13, 2006

Currently readingUlysses by James Joyce
James Joyce's Ulysses: critical essays by Clive Hart
Imajica by Clive Barker
Facing West by Kelvin Corcoran

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