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About mewriter, programmer, database specialist, father, poet, liberal, atheist

About my libraryThis is round two of my library-- I sold all my books about 5 years ago when I moved into a closet. I love books, however, and continue to read and collect them. I'm starting to add the books from my "former library" and tagging them as such.

I have also made it a project to change the dates to the original publication dates, and not the date the particular edition was published (in English, if that's available or relevant). I'm apologizing ahead of time to combiners for whom this will possibly be a PITA. It's just that I am interested to see which books were published around the time of which others, and I hate to see dates on books that are later than the dates I originally read them.

GroupsArt is Life, Blank Generation, Bloggers, Brights, Combiners!, Mainers, navigating the complete new yorker on dvd-roms, Poetry Fool, Reading Resolutions, Vissi d'Arte: Lorrie Moore fans unite!show all groups

Favorite authorsWilliam S. Burroughs, Joyce Cary, Arthur C. Clarke, Russell Hoban, Jack Kerouac, Gabriel García Márquez, Lorrie Moore, Flann O'Brien, Molly Peacock, J. D. Salinger (Shared favorites)


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Real nameJay C. Davis

LocationPortland, ME

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Member sinceJul 11, 2006

Currently readingIn Memory Of My Feelings by Frank O'Hara
Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link
Sixty Poems by Charles Simic
My Noiseless Entourage: Poems by Charles Simic
Primitive Mentor (Pitt Poetry Series) by Dean Young
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