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Member: Jambyfool

Books4,417 books cataloged

About meJust a boy masquerading as a man.

About my libraryPlenty of poetry and whatever else interests me. Particular passions include John Crowley, Evelyn Waugh, Anne Carson, Fernando Pessoa, Jane Austen, Chris Ware, G.B. Trudeau, and Shakespeare. And poetry.

Favorite authorsVicente Aleixandre, Yehuda Amichai, A. R. Ammons, Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Eugénio de Andrade, Kate Atkinson, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, John Banville, Lynda Barry, Kate Beaton, Gabrielle Bell, Elizabeth Bishop, Louise Bogan, Yves Bonnefoy, Jorge Luis Borges, Kevin Brockmeier, Allie Brosh, Lord Byron, Karel Čapek, T. Carmi, Anne Carson, Roz Chast, Anton Chekhov, Wilkie Collins, Joseph Conrad, Jim Crace, John Crowley, Robertson Davies, Charles Dickens, E. L. Doctorow, Rita Dove, Lawrence Durrell, T. S. Eliot, Anne Enright, Jenny Erpenbeck, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Emily Flake, Karen Joy Fowler, Stephen Fry, Natalia Ginzburg, Meredith Gran, David Grossman, Tessa Hadley, Thomas Hardy, Seamus Heaney, Anthony Hecht, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Kazuo Ishiguro, James Joyce, Donald Justice, Pauline Kael, Maira Kalman, Bruce Eric Kaplan, John Keats, A. L. Kennedy, Nicole Krauss, D. H. Lawrence, Philip Levine, Ada Limón, Helen Macdonald, David Malouf, Katherine Mansfield, Gabriel García Márquez, Andrew Marvell, Brooke Matson, Cormac McCarthy, J. D. McClatchy, Ian McEwan, Don McKay, Maureen N. McLane, W. S. Merwin, Anne Michaels, Lorrie Moore, Alice Munro, Iris Murdoch, Vladimir Nabokov, Pablo Neruda, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Michael Ondaatje, Amos Oz, Ann Patchett, Octavio Paz, Fernando Pessoa, Carl Phillips, Marcel Proust, Alexander Pushkin, Thomas Pynchon, M. Rickert, Mary Roach, Christina Rossetti, Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie, Amy Sackville, Pedro Salinas, James Salter, David Sedaris, William Shakespeare, Leanne Shapton, Ali Smith, Zadie Smith, Rebecca Solnit, A. E. Stallings, Laurence Sterne, Robert Louis Stevenson, Wallace Stevens, Mark Strand, May Swenson, Edward Thomas, Richard Thompson, Adrian Tomine, Anthony Trollope, G. B. Trudeau, Ivan Turgenev, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Kurt Vonnegut, Chris Ware, Robert Penn Warren, Bill Watterson, Evelyn Waugh, Julia Wertz, Edith Wharton, Patrick White, Oscar Wilde, Connie Willis, Jeanette Winterson, P. G. Wodehouse, Virginia Woolf, Charles Wright, Ronald Wright, William Butler Yeats (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresAnnie Bloom's Books, Book Bazaar, Broadway Books, Daedalus Books, Food for Thought Books, Montague Bookmill, Raven Used Book Shop (Northampton, MA), The Old Book Store

Favorite librariesLibrary and Archives Canada - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, Multnomah County Library - Kenton Branch

Favorite publishersNYRB Classics, Small Beer Press

Favorite listsTop Five Books of 2020

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Real nameJamie

LocationOttawa, Canada

Account typeprivate

Member sinceSep 3, 2006

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