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CollectionsYour library (1,038), In Deutschland (505), Deutschsprachige Literatur (123), Englischsprachige Literatur (32), Russische und (post)sowjetische Literatur (63), Weltliteratur (61), Historische Romane (80), Altphilologie (39), Antikenrezeption (34), Folkloristik (14), Sozialwissenschaften (13), Literaturwissenschaft (16), Sprachwissenschaft (8), SF & Fantasy (55), Hobby (26), Reference library (12), Ebooks (21), Teaching library (10), Read but unowned (106), to be culled (83), All collections (1,263)

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Tagsliterary fiction (196), plays (79), Erzählungen (60), Greek (56), poetry (55), Antikenrezeption (49), tbr (46), literary criticism (45), Russian (44), bilingual (41) — see all tags

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About meTrained as a literary scholar (German and classics). Language geek. Reenactor and amateur seamstress.

Originally from Colorado. Now an academic editor and translator in Germany.

About my libraryRoughly equal parts literary fiction, foreign language titles and linguistics/lit crit/philosophy, plus sf/fantasy and historical fiction for leisure.

I've mostly listed only books that I actually possess, as my tastes in books have changed tremendously since adolescence; although the "read but unowned" collection does include a sampling of books I've read over the years which are still meaningful to me in some way.

GroupsAncient History, Combiners!, Fairy Tales Retold, Fans of Russian authors, Feminist Theory, Fiber Arts, German Library Thingers, I Survived the Great Vowel Shift, Reading Globally, Sustainability

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Favorite bookstoresAntiquariat Carina Lugauer, Boulder Book Store, Café Tasso, Lehmkuhl, Müller & Böhm - Literaturhandlung im Heine Haus, Red Letter Second Hand Books, Rotschildt Bücher, Shakespeare and Sons Berlin-Friedrichshain, The Bookworm

Favorite librariesNorlin Library, University of Colorado

Favorite lists500 Great Books by Women, Beauty and the Beast Tales, Beginner's Guide to Climate Fiction, Best African Books, BingoDOG - Language in Fiction, Booker Prize, Climate Change, Diversity in Fantasy and Science Fiction, the dog was the hero, Exploration of alternative economical systems, Favourite Medieval Books, Feminist Literature, Feminist Science Fiction, Fish Out of Water: The Perils of Abroad, Good LGBT fiction for LGBT folk and friends, The Immigrant's Stories, Indo-European Studies, the law is an ass, Modern Arthurian Fiction, the old and the restless, Rising water, Science fiction novels with a female protagonist, SF & Fantasy in Translation, SFF Down Under, Stories Inspired by Other Fiction, tell me where it hurts

Homepagehttp://spiphanies.blogspot.com/

Real nameBrenda

LocationHalle (Saale)

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Member sinceSep 15, 2010

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