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Jul 21, 2020
About My Library
LibraryThing was recommended in an anti-Amazon screed so I transferred my library from Good Reads, or more accurately, copied it; I believe they kept rights to it and its still there too. I wasn't any more successful there than here in kindling thoughtful conversation though.

I believe there is a mismatch between the number of books and the number of readers, way more of the former than the latter so comparing libraries between account holders with eclectic and promiscuous interests is likely to resemble searching for a needle in a haystack.
About Me
I try to write reviews that do not synopsize the book; there are plenty of those elsewhere, nor do I want to let the cat out of the bag or otherwise obviate your reason for reading the book yourself. Rather I write my reviews for my future reference and (so far) in the vain hope that someone else who has read the book will comment and start a conversation.
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Darien, IL
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