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CollectionsTo read (194), Currently reading (15), borrowed from public library (128), on my nightstand (1), Your library (3,044), Wishlist (42), Read but unowned (184), All collections (3,331)

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Tagsliterature (1,026), translation (604), American lit (570), non-fiction (553), English lit (452), Bookmooched (432), historical fiction (406), literary fiction (357), Canadian lit (352), poetry (338) — see all tags

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About me63, Canada, disabled by poor health and confined to home, I read a great deal and like to recommend good literary fiction.
Much of my reading is borrowed from the public library, and acquired through Bookmooch.

My homepage is a lit blog with Reading Recommendations,
Book News, and Reviews. I love to have visitors leave comments and recommendations.

About my libraryGood literary fiction ONLY is what interests me now. I've read all the non-fiction I'm interested in. My listed library includes read, owned, wanted, willing to swap, to be read, and read but not owned.
I welcome recommendations BUT science fiction, fantasy, Western, genre romance, supernatural, or horror are not wanted, thank you.
I do enjoy original and well-written mystery/suspense/crime
from anywhere, Scandinavian mystery writers are particularly interesting at the moment.

Australian literature interests me very much too.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, Algonquin Readers Round Table, ARC Junkies, Australian LibraryThingers, Blog the Book, Bloggers, Book Nudgers, BookMooching, Canadian Bookworms, Literary Snobsshow all groups

Favorite authorsPeter Ackroyd, Alexander Solzenitzen, Aharon Appelfeld, Paul Auster, James Baldwin, Walter Benjamin, John Berger, Chris Bohjalian, Albert Camus, Hart Crane, Robertson Davies, Joan Didion, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Umberto Eco, Nawal El-Saadawi, Romain Gary, Kaye Gibbons, Kate Grenville, Torey L. Hayden, Susan Hill, Marshall Hryciuk, Zora Neale Hurston, Kazuo Ishiguro, Nikos Kazantzakis, Jonathan Kozol, Dennis Lehane, Doris Lessing, Primo Levi, Sinclair Lewis, Malcolm Lowry, Thomas Mann, Rollo May, Ian McEwan, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Toni Morrison, Iris Murdoch, Jo Nesbø, Håkan Nesser, Amélie Nothomb, Kenzaburō Ōe, Maggie O'Farrell, Liam O'Flaherty, Tillie Olsen, Amos Oz, Cynthia Ozick, Orhan Pamuk, Ann Patchett, Alan Paton, Iain Pears, Chaim Potok, Rainer Maria Rilke, Marilynne Robinson, Michael Robotham, Joseph Roth, Oliver Sacks, William Shakespeare, Alan Sillitoe, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Susan Sontag, John Steinbeck, William Styron, Jacobo Timerman, Arthur Upfield, Jane Urquhart, Salley Vickers, Alice Walker, Elie Wiesel, Tim Winton, Thomas Wolfe, Richard Wright (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttp://freshinkbooks.blogspot.com/

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Real nameSandra

LocationCanada

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Member sinceMay 29, 2007

Currently readingHard Times by Charles Dickens
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