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CollectionsYour library (849), Wishlist (24), Currently reading (1), Favorites (8), All collections (874)

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TagsHistory (140), Black Collection (120), Fiction (78), Cookery (43), Biography (42), American History (27), Black History (25), Essays (25), New England (21), Upper Class (18) — see all tags

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About meNegro male born in New England but a Geechie at heart.

About my libraryBrings together a seemingly disparate collection of books that only connect in my mind.

GroupsAfrican/African American Literature, All Books Africa, All Things New England, Anarchism, Anglophiles, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Books By Us, Connecticut Nutmeggers, Cookbookers, Deep Southshow all groups

Favorite authorsChinua Achebe, Henry Adams, Louis Auchincloss, David Cannadine, Ron Chernow, Alexander Crummell, Harold Cruse, Ralph Ellison, Niall Ferguson, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Paul Fussell, Marcus Garvey, Ernest Hemingway, Zora Neale Hurston, Paul Johnson, Christopher Lasch, Tony Martin, Albert Murray, Thomas Sowell, Anthony Trollope, Mark Twain, Peter Viereck, A. N. Wilson, Peter H. Wood (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresAtticus Book Store, Black Print Heritage Gallery, Book Trader Cafe, Byrn Mawr Book Shop, The Yale Bookstore

Favorite librariesCharlotte Mecklenburg Library - Main Library, Hartford Public Library, Hartford Public Library, Albany Branch, New Haven Free Public Library: Main Library (Ives Memorial Library), The Boston Athenaeum, Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library (BRBL), Yale University - Sterling Memorial Library (SML)


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Real nameJ. Newell

LocationNew England

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Member sinceMar 18, 2006

Currently readingThe History of That Ingenious Gentleman Don Quijote de La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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