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CollectionsYour library (2,924), Español (44), Wishlist (217), Currently reading (5), Read but unowned (177), Marly TBR (22), To read (153), Favorites (90), Books Adrian has read (553), Books Marly has read (824), To check out (265), Periodicals (3), All collections (3,614)

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TagsFiction (2,060), Non-Fiction (875), American Literature (632), England (530), English Literature (475), Theatre (361), Adrian (351), Plays (312), Comics (232), Nobel Prize in Literature (202) — see all tags

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About my libraryRead by Marly in MMXIV

Read by Adrian in 2014
- The Sorcerer's House by Gene Wolfe ***
- The Big Nowhere by James Ellroy ****
- The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party by Matthew Tobin Anderson ***
- Slow Learner by Thomas Pynchon ***
- Ready Player One by Ernest Cline ***
- The Vortex by José Eustasio Rivera ****
- The Fortune of War by Patrick O'Brian ****
- The New Lifetime Reading Plan by Clifton Fadiman and John S. Major *****
- Pirate Freedom by Gene Wolfe ***
- Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel ****
- The Eye by Vladimir Nabokov ****
- The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick ***
- The Face of Another by Kobo Abe ****

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 18th-19th Century Britain, Actors Who LibraryThing, All the World's a Stage, Ancient History, Anglophiles, ARC Junkies, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Author Theme Reads, Banned Booksshow all groups

Favorite authorsKōbō Abe, Sherman Alexie, Paul Auster, Samuel Beckett, Jorge Luis Borges, Mihail Bulgakov, Italo Calvino, Karel Čapek, John le Carré, Lewis Carroll, Raymond Carver, Anton Chekhov, Kate Chopin, José Donoso, Alexandre Dumas, Umberto Eco, Warren Ellis, James Ellroy, William Faulkner, Neil Gaiman, Eduardo Galeano, Edward Gorey, Günter Grass, Lafcadio Hearn, Hermann Hesse, Amiri Baraka, Tony Kushner, Cormac McCarthy, Carson McCullers, Robin McKinley, Alan Moore, Christopher Morley, Grant Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, Patrick O'Brian, Eugene O'Neill, Milorad Pavić, Juan Rulfo, Salman Rushdie, José Saramago, Tom Stoppard, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, David Foster Wallace, Oscar Wilde, August Wilson, Gene Wolfe (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresAnnie Bloom's Books, Bloomsbury Books, British Bookshop, Fondo de Cultura Económica (FCE) - Bogotá, Frick am Graben, Main Street Books, Mother Foucault's Bookshop, Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Reading Frenzy, Shakespeare and Company, Thalia-Buchhandlung Wien MH99, Wallace Books

Favorite librariesÖsterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia, Multnomah County Library - Central Library, Multnomah County Library - Hillsdale Branch, Universitätsbibliothek Wien, West Slope Community Library

Other favoritesRose City Used Book Fair 2008, Wordstock - Portland's Annual Festival of the Book

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Real nameHouse Osma de Forest

LocationPortland, Oregon

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Member sinceAug 31, 2006

Currently readingRobot Ghosts and Wired Dreams: Japanese Science Fiction from Origins to Anime by Christopher Bolton
A History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
Blackout by Connie Willis
Caliban's War (The Expanse) by James S.A. Corey
Shadow and Betrayal (The Long Price Quartet) by Daniel Abraham

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