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About meI am a leading-edge Boomer and something of an old-fashioned geezer. By that I mean that I read newspapers. I can blog and all that, but I have to read at least ONE newspaper (preferably more) every day.

I read lots of history. Lately, I have been enthralled with the time period moving out of the Dark Ages into the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. Innovative, revolutionary seminal minds like Fibonacci, Descartes, Spinoza, Montesquieu and Blaise Pascal fascinate me.

I also like a good detective novel like John Sanford's Lucas Davenport series.

BIG music fan. I listen to music all the time. Mostly Jazz & Classical, but also Big Band & Oldies from the early 50s to the early (pre-Beatle) 60s. I am building a small collection of books on music, jazz & music history. I have a little music blog at:

About my libraryOnly partly entered. I'm working on it.

GroupsAmerican Revolution & Founding Fathers History, Ancient History, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Children's Literature, Classically Liberal, Crambo!, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Erotica, Evolve!, Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fictionshow all groups

Favorite authorsSamuel Taylor Coleridge, Joe Haldeman, Ernest Hemingway, John Lawton, John Sandford (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - The Ave at West Cobb, Bookmiser - Marietta

Favorite publishersChin Music Press


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Real nameSteve Dixon

LocationAtlanta GA

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Member sinceSep 18, 2008

Currently readingStill Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys? by Billy Crystal
The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) by Donna Tartt

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