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About meAfter years of reading whatever my present whim called for, I've determined to read nothing (or very little) that isn't worth a second read. Life is too short and I'm too damned picky to mess around with disposable literature.

After years of reading picky literature, I'm determined to read whatever my present whim calls for. Life is too short, and I'm too damned fickle to not read profligately.

Also, there be wishlists:

Dostoevsky Wishlist

Typesetting, Typography, & Design Wishlist

About my libraryMy library is always a work in progress, and I prefer to own most books I read even if that means buying cheap used paperbacks—or ebooks, may they rot in hell—and/or forego a few meals.

GroupsAncient History, Anglophiles, Art is Life, Author Theme Reads, Bully's Tavern, Club Read 2014, Fans of Russian authors, Geeks who love the Classics, Group Reads - Sci-Fi, Historical Fictionshow all groups

Favorite authorsJorge Luis Borges, G. K. Chesterton, Robertson Davies, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Umberto Eco, Hermann Hesse, R. A. Lafferty, C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Osip Mandelstam, Boris Pasternak, Mervyn Peake, Terry Pratchett, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, William Shakespeare, Wisława Szymborska, J. R. R. Tolkien, William Butler Yeats (Shared favorites)

Favorite listsBest Fantasy Novels, Best Science Fiction Novels, Magic Realism, Recommended Comics / Graphic Novels, Russian Literature


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Real nameChristopher D. Walborn

LocationFort Myers, FL

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Member sinceMar 2, 2009

Currently readingJonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel by Susanna Clarke
Lexicon Urthus, Second Edition by Michael Andre-Driussi

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