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CollectionsYour library (880)

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TagsARC (71), Virago (37), Persephone Books (34), not the Virago (4), Bloomsbury Group (3), First Edition (3), Mystery (2), ARC0060995149 (1), Signed (1), Trade paperback (1) — see all tags

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About meI cannot remember a time when I did not have a book in my hand. They have been my constant companions and I have had the pleasure of being a Bookseller in New York City for the last 19 years. Although any job can become routine after so many years, it still gives me great personal satisfaction to recommend a book which the customer later tells me they loved, or to see the joy on a child's face when they have discovered Harry Potter or Beverly Cleary and countless others. I have an MA in Humanities with a concentration in Literature. My current goal is to get all my books out of storage so that I can have them near to hand and also to cull them gently in order to donate them. Incidently, my favorite blogs are dovegreyreader, stuck-in-a-book, Savidgereads and Booksnob.

About my libraryI have eclectic reading tastes so my library includes classics, new fiction, biographies, mysteries and many Viragos and Persephones. I hope to have it all catalogued by September 2010. Lately I have been focusing on British domestic fiction of the 20th century. I constantly try to cull my shelves, but find it near impossible to do so.

GroupsBarbara Pym, Persephone Readers, ROOT - 2013 Read Our Own Tomes, Virago Modern Classics

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Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Union Square, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Yonkers, Housing Works Used Book Cafe, The Voracious Reader

Favorite librariesEastchester Public Library, Manhattanville College Library, New Rochelle Public Library - Huguenot Children's Library Branch, New York Society Library, North Castle Public Library, White Plains Public Library

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Real nameEllen

LocationNew Rochelle NY

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Member sinceMay 22, 2010

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