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CollectionsYour library (139), Wishlist (21), All collections (160)

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TagsBelly Dance (31), History (6), Raqs Sharqi (4), Middle East (4), Women (4), Costume (3), Egypt (3), Culture (3), Cairo (2), (2) — see all tags

MediaNot set (1), Book (157), Paper Book (148), Audiobook (2), Other (2)

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About meI am very interested in seeing what other people read. Many times friends have opened doors for me by suggesting books I may not have picked up on my own.

About my libraryThe Brooklyn Public Library is where this love affair with books began.

The books in my Library are ones I would glady read again and again. Many are used as reference material. All of the titles listed I do have on my shelves.

I love looking through used books with marginalia! "You can learn something about your fellow human beings from what they write in the margin." —from Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg

GroupsBanned Books, Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies, Cats, books, life is good., Early Reviewers, Feminist Theory, Girlybooks, Golden Age Illustrators, Middle Eastern Literature, Reading Globally, Romance - from historical to contemporaryshow all groups

Favorite authorsLilian Jackson Braun, Fannie Flagg, Helene Hanff, Ernest Hemingway, Kay Redfield Jamison, Daniel Keyes, Anne Lister, Armistead Maupin, Sarah Waters (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBook Celler, Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Pinter's Hebrew Bookstore, The Book House, The Bookworm - Lemoyne, The Oscar Wilde Bookshop, Whistlestop Bookshop, Z. Berman Books - Boro Park

Favorite librariesBosler Memorial Library, Brooklyn Public Library - Borough Park, Dickinson College: Waidner-Spahr Library, Fredricksen Library, Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, New Cumberland Public Library, State Library of Pennsylvania, The State Library of Pennsylvania, York County Library - Martin Library

MembershipER. LibraryThing Early Reviewers

Real nameShelby

LocationHarrisburg Area, PA, Pennsylvania

Account typepublic

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Member sinceNov 13, 2007

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