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Member: roblong

CollectionsYour library (954)

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TagsFiction (582), US Fiction (192), British Fiction (182), History (164), Philosophy (79), Religion (54), Christianity (43), Biography (42), Short Stories (41), History of Britain (37) — see all tags

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About my libraryCurrently reading:
Boyhood Island (My Struggle 3) by Karl Ove Knausgaard
Karneval in Koeln by Andre Klein

Recent reads:
Ten Days That Shook The World by John Reed
'Salem's Lot by Stephen King
Hobbes and Republican Liberty by Quentin Skinner
The Death of Napoleon by Simon Leys
You Can't Read this Book: Censorship in an Age of Freedom by Nick Cohen

Highly recommended in 2015:
Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson volume 3 by Robert A Caro
Dying Inside by Robert Silverberg
Radical by Maajid Nawaz
The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom by John Gray
Main Currents of Marxism volume 1: The Founders by Leszek Kolakowski
Main Currents of Marxism volume 2: The Golden Age by Leszek Kolakowski
The Death of Napoleon by Simon Leys
God's Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England by Jessie Childs
Dear Thief by Samantha Harvey

GroupsBeautiful Game, William Faulkner and his Literary Kin

Favorite authorsKaren Armstrong, J. G. Ballard, Tadeusz Borowski, Anthony Burgess, Robert A. Caro, Joseph Conrad, Charles Dickens, Philip K. Dick, E. L. Doctorow, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Umberto Eco, William Faulkner, John Gray, Graham Greene, Thomas Hardy, Hergé, Michel Houellebecq, James Joyce, Karl Ove Knausgård, Mario Vargas Llosa, Sándor Márai, W. Somerset Maugham, Cormac McCarthy, Ian McEwan, Herta Müller, Vladimir Nabokov, Flannery O'Connor, Karl Popper, Marcel Proust, Joseph Roth, Philip Roth, Victor Serge, William Shakespeare, John Steinbeck, Donna Tartt, Hunter S. Thompson, Leo Tolstoy, Lao Tzu, John Updike, Gore Vidal, Kurt Vonnegut, Evelyn Waugh, Richard Yates (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceJun 27, 2007

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