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Favorite authorsMikhail Bakunin, Honoré de Balzac, Marshall Berman, Roberto Bolaño, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Michel Foucault, Grant Gilmore, Herodotus, Homer, Franz Kafka, Karl Ove Knausgård, Gabriel García Márquez, Edgar Allan Poe, Marcel Proust, Carl Sagan, Victor Serge, Susan Sontag, Henry David Thoreau, Kurt Vonnegut, David Foster Wallace (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBook House, Cumming's Books, Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Midway Book Store

Favorite librariesHennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central Branch, Law Library - Hamline University School of Law, University of Minnesota (West Bank) - Wilson Library

Favorite publishersArchipelago Books, NYRB Classics


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Currently readingChristianity : the first three thousand years by Diarmaid MacCulloch
Against the grain (À rebours) by J.-K Huysmans

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