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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 Used & Rare Books

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 readingThe Iliad by Homer
Zen Buddhism : selected writings of D. T. Suzuki by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki

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