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CollectionsYour library (5,097), Art History (1,561), Film|Television (204), Music (336), Other Arts (297), Art|Craft Practice (275), History (962), Non-European Cultures (410), Philosophy|Religion (449), Society|Politics (510), Leftist Stuff (109), Human Rights (162), Media|Journalism (72), Mathematics|Science (142), Linguistics (75), Literature|Fiction (623), Cartoons|Comics (579), Computerology (28), Medicine|Health|Etc. (255), Gender Studies (462), Quiltbag (617), Food|Cooking (57), Reference (79), Misc. Non-Fiction (93), Favorites (15), Icky Authors (103), Enfer (112), Exhibitions (345), Juvenile Audience (563), Arthuriana (24), Beatlemania (14), Carrolliana (197), Draculiana (9), HHGG (12), Holmesiana (3), Lyraverse (6), Poohiana (9), Pythoniana (30), Temple Studies (45), Tolkieniana (26), Toonderiana (102), Yog-Sothothery (49), Read but unowned (87), Seen but not owned (52), Stolen|Not Returned (54), Discarded (410), Available for Adoption (48), Childhood favs (7), Parental Books (163), Wishlist (120), Interesting (457), Incoming (6), E-Books (808), Anthologies (509), Articles (259), Periodicals (72), Software (4), Motion Pictures (243), Sound Recordings (300), Other Stuff (74), Pencil2Pixel (249), Currently reading (1), All collections (6,269)

Reviews38 reviews

Tags20th Century (577), LGBTQIA (536), Painting (470), Antiquity (415), Cultural History (409), Dutch Art|Architecture (388), 19th Century (357), POC History (340), Architecture (338), Humour (338) — see all tags

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About meArt historian & Classical archaeologist by training.
Cartoonist / Illustrator / Animator by trade.
Part time sand / snow / ice sculptor.
Curious by nature.
Activist by necessity.
Pronouns she/her.

About my libraryThis essentially represents my actual library (though I only listed about 80% so far). Covers, ratings, tags and collections are a work in progress.
With the advent of collections I've added a wishlist for my own convenience.
And no, I have not read all of these books cover to cover. Perish the thought - I would have nothing new to read in the house. But then again, there are many books that I have read which are not present in my own library - sometimes to my chagrin. I will probably be adding some to the "Read but not Owned" collection, but with 60 years of reading behind me I couldn't possibly list them all. For example: sure I've read Huckleberry Finn, The Three Musketeers, Robinson Crusoe, etc., etc., etc. But I can't for the life of me recall if they were the real deal or abridgments, let alone any edition specifics.

Ratings (don't use them much, but if I do):
***** Wonderful.
**** Good.
*** Okay.
** Disappointing.
* Dismal.
Half stars may be used if I can't quite make up my mind.

PLEASE NOTE: The mere fact that I own a book does not mean I necessarily like it or endorse its contents.

GroupsAncient and Medieval Manuscripts, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Antique and vintage books, Archaeology, BannedBooksLibrary, Board for Extreme Thing Advances, Bookshelf of the Damned, Bug Collectors, Cheese!show all groups

Favorite authorsAardman, Douglas Adams, David W. Anthony, Diane Arbus, Rudolf Arnheim, Johann Sebastian Bach, Elizabeth Wayland Barber, Charles Baudelaire, Algernon Blackwood, Ramsey Campbell, Lewis Carroll, Tracy Chapman, Denis Diderot, Leonor Fini, André Franquin, John Gage, E. H. Gombrich, René Goscinny, Robert van Gulik, Francis Haskell, Johan Huizinga, M. R. James, Alfred Jarry, Walt Kelly, Thé Tjong-Khing, Comte de Lautréamont, Claude Lecouteux, Thomas A. P. van Leeuwen, Len Lye, Norman McLaren, Georges Méliès, László Moholy-Nagy, Barry Moser, Barnett Newman, Erwin Panofsky, Raphael Patai, Hugo Pratt, Monty Python, Antoine-Chrysostome Quatremère de Quincy, Jessica Rawson, Arthur Rimbaud, Joseph Rykwert, Miguel de Cervantes, Ronald Searle, Julia Serano, Ralph Steadman, Jan Švankmajer, Jonathan Swift, Jiří Trnka, Frances A. Yates (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresBoekhandel Robert Premsela, Boekwinkel Savannah Bay, Burgersdijk & Niermans, International Theatre & Film Books, The American Book Center

Favorite librariesKoninklijke Bibliotheek - National Library of the Netherlands, Openbare Bibliotheek Den Haag - Centrale Bibliotheek, Rijksmuseum Research Library, Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden

Other favoritesMuseum Meermanno|Huis van het boek, Letterkundig Museum, Boekenmarkt op het Plein, Boekenmarkt op het Lange Voorhout

Favorite listsAlternative Alices, Best Egyptology Books

Real nameNicole van Klaveren

LocationNetherlands

Account typepublic

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Member sinceDec 19, 2007

Currently readingMadame K : Van Indisch kind tot Haagse dame by Yvonne Keuls

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