Search shrew's books

Members with shrew's books

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

shrew's reviews

Reviews of shrew's books, not including shrew's

Helper badges

Common KnowledgeHelperCoverGuess

Site design selection

Use the new design

Use the old design

The old design is no longer fully supported nor does it get full attention when we roll out new features. We strongly recommend using the new design.

 

Member: shrew

CollectionsYour library (555), Wishlist (1), Read but unowned (10), All collections (558)

Reviews19 reviews

Tagsclassical studies (189), modern fiction (108), greek in translation (45), american history (44), latin (35), brit lit (35), mythology (35), greek (35), fantasy (32), roman history (30) — see all tags

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

Recommendations4 recommendations

About meSo my MPhil in Classics turned out to be useless (who knew? HAHAHA), so I said to myself, Self, you need a degree that will get you a job. Then maybe you can consider another useless degree, such as a PhD in Classics. So now this Classicist is studying to gain Archivist Power too. Then she can hide behind a mound of Old Stuff and sneak up on you with a double-whammy Classicist-Archivist combo.

Don't you like how I went from first person to second person to third person? Yes, yes you do.

Anyway, now that we're back in first person--my interests are pretty wide (as would be reflected if this were actually my entire library), but obviously I have an obscene number of Classics books. I don't know when they'll all be cataloged since I've moved and not all of my books have come to the new place yet. That's life.

About my libraryI have too many books. The likelihood of me ever putting all of them up is slim. I've finally updated a great number of my Classical studies books, though this is still far from complete. Most of my Shakespeare is missing (mostly because I'd have to go track them all down and figure out which editions I have!), as are many other "obvious" books (for the same reason). Slowly, slowly I shall add them . . .

Also, yes, those duplicates are really duplicates (or triplicates . . . ). And yes, sometimes they are the same exact edition. Why? Because I keep buying things I already have. oops. Some duplicates *might* be for sale, but only if they're actually the same edition.

GroupsAncient History, Books in 2025: The Future of the Book World, INTPs, Lingua Latina, Penguin Classics, The 'verse

Favorite authorsAeschylus, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Mary Beard, Charlotte Brontë, Paul Cartledge, Catullus, Joseph J. Ellis, Euripides, Jasper Fforde, Robin Lane Fox, Homer, Anne McCaffrey, David McCullough, Baroness Orczy, Ovid, Plato, Philip Pullman, Apollonius of Rhodes, Sappho, William Shakespeare, Sophocles, J. R. R. Tolkien, Lynne Truss (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites

Favorite librariesAnn Arbor District Library, Faculty of Classics Library, University of Cambridge, Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library

Homepagehttp://glaukopidos.blogspot.com

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameShrew

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs http://www.librarything.com/profile/shrew (profile)
http://www.librarything.com/catalog/shrew (library)

Member sinceMay 4, 2006

Leave a comment

Comments

Hi

Thank you for excellent review of Easy Russian. We have other learning materials and new books, contemporary and classics. If you would like to review any of our releases let me know. And have a look though our catalogues

www.urban-romantics.com
www.anton-chekhov.com
www.easyrussian.co.uk

Max
maxb@urban-romantics.com
Why the interesting libraries nod-the profile picture. MB
SHARKS!
Yeah, I found a couple signed copies in my store when I was setting up a Star Trek display in preparation for the movie's debut, so I grabbed one.
Ha. Excellent. Just so you know, LibraryThing now gets 10% of your earnings. Oh, and we have to pay 10% of your tuition.

Cheers,
Tim
We have similar hieroglyphic books.
Hahaha - The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a must-have, of course! Clearly one of us should translate it into Latin or Greek - surely there's a market out there somewhere for such a book...
Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 89,426,263 books! | Top bar: Always visible