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CollectionsYour library (976), Currently reading (12), Read-aloud (71), Kindle (72), Read but no longer own (232), Partly read but no longer own (27), Read but never owned (175), SJPL (197), On loan (not from SJPL) (12), Gave away/donated/sold (99), Series (274), To read (3), Abandoned (74), Suspended (not quite abandoned) (7), Released unread (32), Don't recommend (27), Favorites (16), Wishlist (61), Edited by me (23), Medieval history (21), All collections (1,566)

Reviews344 reviews

Tagsfiction (544), mystery (167), fantasy (112), read aloud (77), out 6/17 (69), British literature (62), philosophy (59), met the author (57), children's literature (55), old edition (38) — see all tags

MediaNot set (4), Book (1,559), Paper Book (1,395), Audiobook (1), Ebook (77), Sound Recording (1), CD sound recording (1), Video Recording (2), VHS (2)

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About meLast visit: October 20, 2017.

My resume (Wordle):

Thus Spake Zarathustra (Wordle):

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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 2017

Previous lists:

2015, Part I
2015, Part II
2016, Part I
2016, Part II

[Last updated 1/8/2017]

GroupsAll Things New England, All Writers Considered, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Happy Heathens, Le Groupe des Mignon Photos, Le Salon des Amateurs de la Langue, Opera, or Nobody Knows the Traubel I've Seen, SF Bay Area Librarythingers, Skeptics and Rationalists, Spam Fighters!show 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)


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

LocationSan Jose, California

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/Meredy (profile)
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Member sinceNov 15, 2011

Currently readingSexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson by Camille Paglia
The Atheist's Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions by Alex Rosenberg
Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe by Thomas Ligotti
Side Jobs: Stories From the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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