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CollectionsYour library (552), Rob's library (724), Currently reading (3), Read (626), Read but unowned (188), Used to own (345), All collections (1,688)

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Tagsfiction (842), american fiction (436), translated (194), british fiction (189), short stories (165), history (114), music (98), culture (97), autobiography (91), film (84) — see all tags

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About meDon't you wonder sometimes?

About my libraryA work in progress.

This catalog encompasses two library collections in my home. The first is my own. The second belongs to my husband, Rob. We have lived together for ten years, but our books are still shelved separately.

All other information in this profile, including favorite authors, libraries, bookstores, and so forth, pertain to me.

UPDATE: After 12 years living together, in April 2014 Rob and I moved into a new apartment and took the huge step of integrating our libraries. My hardbacks are still a bit surprised to find themselves pressed up again Rob's ragged little paperbacks, but they're getting used to one another.

GroupsArchivists on LibraryThing, Librarians who LibraryThing, RYM/Rate Your Music

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Laurie Anderson, Paul Auster, J. G. Ballard, John Barth, Jorge Luis Borges, Raymond Chandler, Don DeLillo, Philip K. Dick, Ian Fleming, E. M. Forster, Jonathan Franzen, Barry Gifford, Jonathan Goldstein, Lucy Grealy, Dashiell Hammett, Todd Haynes, Amy Hempel, Patricia Highsmith, Alan Hollinghurst, Siri Hustvedt, Shirley Jackson, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Tony Kushner, Jill Lepore, Lawrence Lessig, Jonathan Lethem, David Mitchell, Rick Moody, Paul Morley, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, Yoko Ono, John Dos Passos, Dawn Powell, Richard Powers, Carl Sagan, J. D. Salinger, W. G. Sebald, William Shakespeare, Andrew Sullivan, Sarah Vowell, David Foster Wallace, Chris Ware, Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstores57th Street Books, Amaranth Books, Booklegger's Used Books, Bookworks, Myopic Books, Open Books, Quimby's Bookstore, Shake, Rattle, & Read Book Box, Unabridged Bookstore

Favorite librariesChicago Public Library - Bezazian Branch, Chicago Public Library - Harold Washington Library Center, Newberry Library, Northwestern University - Evanston Campus - Charles Deering (Main) Library, University of Chicago - Joseph Regenstein Library

Other favoritesNewberry Library Book Fair, American Library Association

LocationChicago, IL

Account typepublic

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Member sinceFeb 10, 2006

Currently readingI'll Never Write My Memoirs by Grace Jones
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore

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