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CollectionsPoetry (1,318), Non Fiction (2,898), Fiction (3,714), Children's (3,132), Your library (5,142), All collections (5,964)

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About meI'm 34 years old, married to Marc and Mum to the lovely Imogen (b. 3rd February 2008) and Arthur (b. 10 November 2010) I read when I can, but the children take up most of my time now. I also enjoy listening to music (of many different genres) and to Radio 4. Cookery is another interest and I love spending time with my friends.

About my libraryPretty varied, really. I like literary fiction and historical novels. Popular history, popular science, theology, philosophy, politics and current affairs are my main non-fiction interests. Biographies and foodie books are also in my library.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 250 book challenge, 50 Book Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2009, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, Agatha Christie, American Postmodernism, Ancient History, Anglophiles, Asian Fiction & Non-Fictionshow all groups

Favorite authorsPeter Ackroyd, Martin Amis, Margaret Atwood, Beryl Bainbridge, Saul Bellow, John Betjeman, Bill Bryson, Wendy Cope, Roddy Doyle, Michel Faber, Esther Freud, Paul Gallico, Jean Giono, L. P. Hartley, Seamus Heaney, Thomas Keneally, Barbara Kingsolver, Louis MacNeice, Roger McGough, Philip Roth, Dylan Thomas, Barbara Trapido, William Trevor, Oscar Wilde (Shared favorites)

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