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CollectionsBokbörsen (207), Your library (836), Dyeing and printing (24), Gender studies library (151), Home office (122), Office (249), gifted, traded (13), Library loans (2), Wishlist (18), Read but unowned (2), All collections (1,148)

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Tagsphilosophy (9), dyes (5), natural (5), Arendt (4), Hannah Arendt (4), textile (4), handbook (4), yarn (3), gender (3), Germany (3) — see all tags

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About meI was trained in philosophy and held a professorship in gender studies. Knitting, yarndyeing and photography have been my hobbies that I now, after recent retirement can spend mor time with.

About my libraryWhen I retired I donated a large part of my feminist library to the library at Gender studies. I have listed some of those and other interesting books in that library as a reference list for writing after retirement.
And since we moved in 2008 from a house to a flat we reduced our philosophy library with 75%. We saved books mostly on/by Simone Weil, Hannah Arendt, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Aristotle and some other classic philosophers.
In the living room, which is rather big, we have bookshelves on all walls up to the ceiling - with mostly fiction,few of them listed here this far (July 2010).

Two other rooms have shelves with philosophy, history and other non-fiction books. My study and craft room have craft literature, mostly knitting and other textile books.
I just (July 2010) started to swap books I do not want to own at tradera.com (garnlek) or bokborsen.se (textil&filosofi) Instead I add to the wishlist craft books I want to check out before purchase.

GroupsKnitters Inc.

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Favorite bookstoresAntikvariat Röde Orm, Emmaus Björkå Backaplan, Lohrs Pocket MedMera

Favorite librariesÄlvstrandens bibliotek, Biblioteket, Högskolan för design och konsthantverk, Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek / Centralbiblioteket, Göteborgs Universitetsbibliotek / Kurs- och tidningsbiblioteket, Göteborgs Universitetsbibliotek / Pedagogiska biblioteket, Hisingens bibliotek, Stadsbiblioteket Göteborg

Homepagehttp://www.garnlek.blogspot.com

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Real nameUlla M Holm

LocationGöteborg, Sweden

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Member sinceAug 2, 2009

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