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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.
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 Fiction —show all groups, History: On learning from and writing history, I became a fabulous opera, In Translation, Infinite Jesters, Le Groupe des Mignon Photos, Literary Centennials, Literary Snobs, Medieval Europe, Monthly Author Reads, One LibraryThing, One Book, Proust, Reading Globally, Science Fiction Fans, The Rabble Discuss Cabell: James Branch Cabell &c, The Turk's Head, The Weird Tradition, Tropic of Ideas, Tropical Ointment, Weird Fiction, What the Dickens...?
Favorite authorsAntoine de Saint-Exupéry, Jorge 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, William Shakespeare, Wisława Szymborska, J. R. R. Tolkien, William Butler Yeats (Shared favorites)
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Real nameChristopher D. Walborn
LocationFort Myers, FL
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMar 2, 2009
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