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About meI read at a young age.

About my libraryPay very little attention to the ratings I enter for books. I use them so that the recommendation engine can take them into account. Two or less means I wasn't fond of the book. 2.5 to 3.5 is an okay but not great book. Four and above I liked bunches. Beyond that, whether something is worth 4.5 stars or 5 stars for example is pretty much a guess that depends on my mood that day.

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Favorite authorsRussell Banks, Octavia E. Butler, Ted Chiang, John Christopher, James Clavell, Philip K. Dick, Ursula K. Le Guin, China MiƩville (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresElliott Bay Book Company (Seattle), Michael's Books, Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Third Place Books, University Bookstore

Favorite librariesSeattle Public Library - Central Library

Other favoritesTown Hall Seattle, Benaroya Hall

Favorite listsBest Feminist Science Fiction, Recommended Speculative Fiction by Women and People of Color

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Real namePhilip Weiss

LocationSeattle, Washington, USA

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Member sinceJul 24, 2006

Currently readingThe Art of Leadership: Small Things, Done Well by Michael Lopp
The Second Shooter by Nick Mamatas

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