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Member: theaelizabet

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About meBorn and raised in Texas. Matured in L.A. Regrouped in Brooklyn. Landed in New Jersey.

Married to someone who journeyed to most of those places with me. Have a daughter who is now old enough to journey on her own.

About my library2014 Reading

Best of the Best:

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

The Best:

A Month in the Country by J.L. Carr
Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb
Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics by Alexandria Socarides
Columbine by Dave Cullen
"The Henriad" (Reread Richard II; Henry IV, part 1; Henry IV, part 2; and Henry V prior to watching The Hollow Crown)

Honorable Mention:

A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor
The Immortal Evening by Stanley Plumly
Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman
Margaret Fuller: A New American Life by Megan Marshall

GroupsBully's Tavern, I became a fabulous opera, Infinite Jesters, Le Salon du peuple pour le peuple, New York Review Books, The Clocks Have All Stopped, The Hellfire Club, Tropic of Ideas

Favorite authorsChimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Aeschylus, Edward Albee, Kate Atkinson, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, Julian Barnes, Samuel Beckett, Bertolt Brecht, Charlotte Brontë, Anton Chekhov, Emily Dickinson, Joan Didion, Harriet Doerr, George Eliot, James Ellroy, Steve Erickson, Penelope Fitzgerald, Lorraine Hansberry, Richard Holmes, Langston Hughes, Henrik Ibsen, Kazuo Ishiguro, John Keats, Federico García Lorca, Carson McCullers, Toni Morrison, Flannery O'Connor, Eugene O'Neill, Dorothy Parker, Barbara Pym, Kay Ryan, William Shakespeare, Sophocles, Tom Stoppard, Henry David Thoreau, Mark Twain, Peter Weissman, Eudora Welty, Tennessee Williams, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)

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LocationNew Jersey

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJan 16, 2007

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