- fiction (263), novel (227), virago modern classic (212), 20th century (163), 19th century (88), NYRB (78), nonfiction (61), new york (59), memoir (36), short stories (21), travel (20), biography (16), novels (15), art (10), Dostoyevsky (10), essays (8), history (8), cartoons (7), photography (4), photographry (4), letters (4), illustration (3), irish literature (2), literary criticism (2), france (2), french literature (2), nyrb (2), 21st century (2), english literature (2), WWI literature (1), london (1), civil war (1), Letters (1), americana (1), american literature (1), childrens book (1), literary biography (1), how-to (1), england (1), picture book (1), journalism (1), journal (1), essay (1), poetry (1), europe (1), american (1), humor (1), NancyKay_Shapiro (1)
- Tag Cloud, Author Cloud, Tag Mirror
- 18th-19th Century Britain, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, Anglophiles, Deep South, Famous voluminous novels, Letters & diaries, Literary Snobs, Nabokov!, New York Review Books, New Yorkers City, The Brontës, Trollope lovers unite or fight, Virago Modern Classics, What Are You Reading Now?, What the Dickens...?, William Faulkner and his Literary Kin, Writer-readers
- Apr 7, 2011
- Real Name
- NancyKay Shapiro
- About My Library
- Vast swathes of NYRB reprints, Virago Modern Classics, 19th century English novels, 20th and 21st century fiction. Small collection of old quirky books about New York City which I'm always looking to add to.
- About Me
- Writer (a novel, What Love Means To You People), reader, dog-lover, New Yorker.
- New York
- Favorite Authors
- Jane Austen, Sybille Bedford, Charlotte Brontë, Hortense Calisher, Willa Cather, Dan Chaon, Colette, Laurie Colwin, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, William Faulkner, Rachel Ferguson, Penelope Fitzgerald, Alan Furst, Mavis Gallant, Elizabeth Gaskell, Andrew Holleran, Alan Hollinghurst, M. V. Hughes, Henry James, Denis Johnson, A. J. Liebling, Janet Malcolm, Hilary Mantel, Benjamin Markovits, William Maxwell, F. M. Mayor, Eugene McCabe, John McGahern, Alice Munro, Vladimir Nabokov, The New York Public Library, Edna O'Brien, Grace Paley, Anthony Powell, Mary Robison, Philip Roth, Lore Segal, NancyKay Shapiro, Jim Shepard, Edward St. Aubyn, Elizabeth Taylor, Colm Tóibín, Leo Tolstoy, Calvin Trillin, Anthony Trollope, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Eudora Welty, Rebecca West, Edith Wharton, Edmund White
- Interesting Library