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CollectionsYour library (2,369), Currently reading (11), Read but unowned (3,778), All collections (6,117)

Reviews1,944 reviews

Tagsscience fiction (805), cold war (459), osprey (456), warplanes (394), united states-19th century (368), fantasy (366), world war i (307), naval warfare (305), pre-1983 (303), world war ii-western europe (291) — see all tags

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About meI'm just some guy that lives in the Washington, DC area and who happens to be an archivist, and that's about as much as I care to give away. You can figure out my reading tastes from looking at the list.

For those of you who are curious my icon is a Curtiss A-18 Shrike; a 1930s warplane

About my libraryDue to accidents, deaccessioning, and living in an area well served with libraries, I only own a portion of the the books I'm listing. At least this was the case before the buying binge of the last decade or so! Let's just say that some people's libraries are more virtual than others! As for how I rate I figure five stars is a book you should probably own as a generalist, four is worth rereading (or owning if you're a specialist), three is worth reading once, two wasn't all it's cracked up to be, one is that I read this book so you don't have to.

Groups50 Book Challenge, Aerial Warfare, Amateur Historians, American Civil War, Archivists on LibraryThing, Aviation, Book Recommendations Requests, Books I Hated, Combiners!, Final Frontier - Spaceflightshow all groups

Favorite listsRecommend the 20 best books you've read in the last five years

LocationArlington, Va.

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Member sinceDec 22, 2005

Currently readingSaab 35 Draken (Yellow Series) by Mikael Forslund
Sōryū, Hiryū, and Unryū-Class Aircraft Carriers: In the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II (Legends of Warfare: Naval, 17) by Lars Ahlberg
Autonorama: The Illusory Promise of High-Tech Driving by Peter Norton
Fevered Star (2) (Between Earth and Sky) by Rebecca Roanhorse
B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat (Combat Aircraft) by Peter E. Davies
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