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Tagsfiction (16), latin american (7), favourites (6), dystopia (4), essays (3), history of medicine (3), medicine (3), languages (2), short stories (2), bioethics (2) — see all tags

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About meI am uninspired right now, so I'll just say I'm a cat lover and an avid reader with quite whimsical tastes.

One day you might find me buried under a huge TBR-mountain of neuroscience books, and the following week you will find that half those books have been shelved unread and that German authors have taken their place. Or autism. Or cats. Or History. Or Sociology. Or...

In the past years, I've been gradually losing interest in fiction and my bookshelves have been seeing increasingly more reference books and/or works on topics such as History, History of Medicine, Ethics/Bioethics, biographies and such.

Of course, my beloved job doesn't help much in this matter (or rather, helps a lot in this matter, depending on how you look at it), seeing as being a translator means I get to read and work on numerous different subjects. This means lots of new areas that at the time I may have heard little about, but which grab my attention and are thus filed in the "to explore" (= "to read") section of my brain... incidentally, the one part of my brain that remains unaffected by time.

So, umm, good to meet you all :)

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About my libraryI only add the books I have already read or that I am currently reading (the latter are tagged acordingly).

GroupsAutism Awareness, Bioethics, History of Science/Technology/Medicine, Reading Globally, Science!, World History

Favorite authorsJulian Barnes, Julio Cortázar, Milan Kundera, C. S. Lewis, Ernesto Sábato, Oliver Sacks (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttp://www.translatexts.com

Also onLast.fm, LinkedIn

Real nameAndrea

LocationSantiago

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMar 13, 2009

Currently readingEl dardo en la palabra/ The Dart in the Word (Spanish Edition) by Fernando Lazaro Carreter
Nothing to Be Frightened Of (Vintage) by Julian Barnes

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