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About meLast visit: June 1, 2020.

Handy link to the formatting post:
http://www.librarything.com/topic/177029#
(old thread: http://www.librarything.com/topic/35356 )

About my libraryMost of my older books are unlisted. They're still in boxes somewhere or buried on shelves I can't reach. So I've done relatively little cataloging per se, and many genres and subject matters are disproportionately represented or underrepresented.

But I have kept up with acquisitions since joining, and I've done something I always meant to do--logged everything I've read. I wish I'd started that when I was twenty. Or ten.

The tag 'NR' (no rating, not rated) applies to books to which I have some sort of personal connection: I know the author, for instance, or I edited the book.

Books Finished (or Abandoned) in 2020
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Master Thread, Personal Reading Journals, Green Dragon:
www.librarything.com/topic/213116

[Last updated 7/8/2019]

GroupsAll Things New England, All Writers Considered, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Happy Heathens, Japanese Culture, Le Salon des Amateurs de la Langue, Le Salon Littéraire du Peuple pour le Peuple, Non-Fiction Readers, Opera, or Nobody Knows the Traubel I've Seen, SF Bay Area Librarythingersshow all groups

Favorite authorsAnonymous, Arthur Conan Doyle, Neil Gaiman, Ursula K. Le Guin, Thomas Hardy, Stephen King, Emily St. John Mandel, Vladimir Nabokov, Ellis Peters, Edgar Allan Poe, Oliver Sacks, Nevil Shute, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Simon Winchester (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Stevens Creek Blvd, Books Inc. in Mountain View, Bookshop Santa Cruz, East-West Bookshop, The Harvard Coop

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Real nameMeredy

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Member sinceNov 15, 2011

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