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Member: preater

Books2,080 books cataloged

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About meI'm a librarian with a systems / IT background living and working in London.

In the cartoon I am holding the logo of Vim, the best text editor.

About my libraryI've reined in the book buying over the last few years and now mainly read borrowed books. I add these to LT following a suggestion on Karen Schneider's blog (tags: library book, borrowed). This is for LibraryThing's recommendations, which are excellent in themselves but also an interesting approach to serendipitous discovery.

Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Judith Butler, Manuel Castells, Philip K. Dick, Hermann Hesse, A. M. Homes, bell hooks, Franz Kafka, Naomi Klein, Primo Levi, Alberto Manguel, Karl Marx, Octave Mirbeau, Leo Tolstoy, David Foster Wallace, Jeanette Winterson (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresDawn Treader Book Shop, Foyles, Motte & Bailey, Booksellers, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Westwood Books

Favorite librariesBritish Library, Dalston C.L.R. James Library, Imperial College London Library, London Action Resource Centre (LARC) Library


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Member sinceApr 7, 2006

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