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TagsEngland (236), America (226), Ireland (72), Science (41), France (30), Scotland (27), Germany (24), Russia (24), Japan (16), Canada (13) — see all tags

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About my libraryFrom recent reading...

"I hear that they number all of you Louies over here in Paris. Because a girl is always hearing some one talking about Louie the sixteenth who seemed to be in the anteek furniture business."
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Anita Loos

"...the end of love is forever two spent cigarettes in a saucer and a white door closing."
Birchwood, John Banville

"Nothing can so distinguish a man as a death sentence, thought Mathilde, it's the only thing one can't buy."
The Red and the Black, Stendhal

"...his family affection is really of a very high order. When his maternal grandmother died he didn’t go as far as to give up bridge altogether, but he declared on nothing but black suits for the next three months. That, I think, was really beautiful."
Reginald in Russia, Saki

"First look left and then look right, son, to see if a car's coming. That's important when you're crossing a street but it's a dangerous way to think."
The Appointment, Herta Muller

"She had bought herself a typewriter, but it was obvious that as yet she had not much practice...How typical it was of her gentleness, and perhaps even of her sense of defeat, that she not troubled to correct her errors."
Travels With My Aunt, Graham Greene

GroupsBook Nudgers, Fans of Joyce Carol Oates, Geeks who love the Classics, Group Reads - Literature, Irish Librarythingers, Japanese Literature, Literary Snobs, Science!, The Drones Club (all things P.G. Wodehouse), TinyCat

Favorite authorsIain Banks, John Banville, Nicola Barker, Kevin Barry, Ethan Canin, Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, Jeffrey Eugenides, William Faulkner, Graham Greene, Stanisław Lem, Patrick McCabe, Yoko Ogawa, Marilynne Robinson, Philip Roth, Saki, Donna Tartt, P. G. Wodehouse (Shared favorites)

LocationDublin, Ireland

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Member sinceApr 2, 2007

Currently readingThe Best of O. Henry. One Hundred Stories by O. - chosen by Sapper Henry
The Glass Bead Game (Vintage Classics) by Hermann Hesse
Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir by John Banville
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 1 (Lone Wolf & Cub Omnibus) by Kazuo Koike

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