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CollectionsYour library (4,028), Audiobooks (22), Ebooks (5), Currently reading (1), BLib (281), HLib (4), Wishlist (15), Read but unowned (6), Recovered books (5), All collections (4,048)

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TagsAmerican literature (439), American history (372), (324), religion (283), blib (282), history of medicine (245), poetry (199), fiction (181), philosophy (168), social criticism (165) — see all tags


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About meI am a historian of medicine and have written about the history of Alzheimer's disease.

GroupsAll Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans, American History, Ask LibraryThing, Bikes and Bicycles, Cycles, Cyclists and Bikers, Bloggers, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Can you recommend....., Children's Fiction, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Dystopian novelsshow all groups

Favorite authorsM. T. Anderson, Sherwood Anderson, Samuel Beckett, Wendell Berry, Ray Bradbury, Albert Camus, John Dominic Crossan, Don DeLillo, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, T. S. Eliot, Ralph Ellison, Louise Erdrich, Paul Farmer, David Halberstam, Langston Hughes, Ivan Illich, Robinson Jeffers, Tracy Kidder, Arthur Kleinman, Milan Kundera, Mark Kurlansky, Stanisław Lem, Denise Levertov, Philip Levine, Walter Mosley, Alice Munro, Tawni O'Dell, Richard Powers, Charles E. Rosenberg, J. D. Salinger, Jonathan Schell, Steven Shapin, Rebecca Solnit, Wisława Szymborska, Mark Twain (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBig Blue Marble Bookstore, Joseph Fox Bookshop, Penn Book Center, Uncle Bobbie's Coffee & Books

Favorite librariesCase Western Reserve University - Kelvin Smith Library, Cleveland Public Library - Main, Free Library of Philadelphia - Lovett Branch, Penn State University Libraries


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Real nameJesse F. Ballenger

LocationPhiladelphia, PA

Account typepublic

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Member sinceAug 9, 2006

Currently readingTeaching Online: A Guide to Theory, Research, and Practice ( A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology) by Claire Howell Major

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