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Member: reconditereader

CollectionsYour library (1,331), Read but unowned (10), All collections (1,341)

Reviews34 reviews

Tagscartoons (72), unread (45), awaiting sequel (35), metabooks (33), memoir (29), popcorn (26), urchins with animals (23), misunderstood bloodsuckers (22), signed (22), headless woman on cover (18) — see all tags

MediaBook (1,341), Paper Book (1,341)

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Recommendations34 recommendations

About meOne day I will buy a house with a room I can make into a library and get built-in wall-to-wall shelves installed. Sigh.

About my library"And the case even of private libraries is becoming, nay, has become, very serious for all who are possessed by the inexorable spirit of collection, but whose ardor is perplexed and qualified, or even baffled, by considerations springing from the balance-sheet."
-- William Ewart Gladstone, from On Books and the Housing of Them

This is the stuff I own (except for the things in the "read but unowned" collection, of course). Mostly I'm too lazy to rate it, but if it were terrible I'd have gotten rid of it. Five (5) stars means I think everyone should read it, and support the authors (if alive) because those books are just so good. Any rating other than 5 stars should be considered neither reliable nor valid; I make them up without thinking too hard about them. I have a handful of ebooks that aren't on here, but not many.

My wish list of books I want to own someday usually has over 100 books on it (not included here on LT). Since moving to a place with a great library system, I've also been reading tons of stuff from the library (not included on LT).

GroupsCrambo!, Discarded, Fencers!, Spam Fighters!, The Green Dragon

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstores57th Street Books, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Smith Family Bookstore - Campus

Favorite librariesRedwood City Downtown Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Main Stacks

Other favoritesFriends of the Oak Park Public Library Annual Book Fair

Favorite publishersAngry Robot, First Second Books, Orbit Books

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

LocationRedwood City, CA

Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/reconditereader (profile)
/catalog/reconditereader (library)

Member sinceJul 3, 2007

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