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CollectionsAnthony John Pitkin's books (221), Your library (315), Wishlist (18), Currently reading (5), To read (13), Read but unowned (6), Favorites (2), All collections (540)

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About meReading a good book is my greatest pleasure in life, but at the moment I usually only have time to read a few pages before falling asleep at night.
I plan to write a novel one day - it will no doubt be semi-autobiographical with a dash of humour.
I see that everyone seems to be reading J. K. Rowling. I have no inclination to, but out of curiosity as to what everyone else sees in them, might give one of her books a try sometime.

About my libraryLife has changed recently - my partner died in May 2016 and I am left with all his books, as well as my own. There are boxes and boxes of them, many that came from storage elsewhere and far more than could ever be accommodated in bookshelves in the house. So I have embarked on a great cull, but at the same time, where possible, keeping a record of what he had. After all, his books paint a picture of his life, pursuits and tastes.

GroupsAwful Lit., BBC Radio 3 Listeners, Christianity, Tea!, What Are You Reading Now?, Writer-readers

Favorite authorsAnita Brookner, Helen Dunmore, Orlando Figes, Rumer Godden, Barbara Kingsolver, Mary McGarry Morris, Vikram Seth, Lionel Shriver, Jane Smiley, Claire Tomalin, Anthony Trollope, Joanna Trollope, Anne Tyler (Shared favorites)

Real nameAlison

LocationWinchester UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJul 21, 2008

Currently readingWhite Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India by William Dalrymple
What next in the law by Baron Alfred Thompson Denning Denning
A Good Man in Africa by William Boyd
Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope
Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy by Bill Browder

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