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Tagsliterature and fiction (400), Latin America (366), American writers (167), US history (133), Latin American fiction (101), Argentina (98), philosophy (79), European history and politics (75), poetry (72), places on Earth (66) — see all tags

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Favorite authorsRyūnosuke Akutagawa, Roberto Arlt, J. G. Ballard, Donald Barthelme, Isaiah Berlin, Jorge Luis Borges, Paul Bowles, Italo Calvino, Alejo Carpentier, Bruce Chatwin, Witold Gombrowicz, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Franz Kafka, Harry Mathews, Robert Musil, Vladimir Nabokov, Flann O'Brien, Orhan Pamuk, Kenneth Patchen, Fernando Pessoa, Ricardo Piglia, Edgar Allan Poe, Horacio Quiroga, José Saramago, W. G. Sebald, Leo Strauss, David Foster Wallace, Robert Anton Wilson, Stephen Wright (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresCommonwealth Books, Grey Matter Books, Harding's Books, Librería Hernández, Libreria Fahrenheit 451, Libri Mundi, Raven Used Book Shop, The Book Barn, Troubadour Books

Locationthe woods of western Massachusetts

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMar 4, 2007

Currently readingThe Book of Masks by Hwang Sun-Won
The Journey of Ibn Fattouma by Naguib Mahfouz
Add Toner: A Cometbus Collection by Aaron Cometbus
Putting Philosophy to Work: Inquiry and Its Place in Culture, Essays on Science, Religion, Law, Literature, and Life by Susan Haack
Spinoza, Descartes, & Maimonides by Leon Roth

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