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CollectionsYour library (1,615), Wishlist (389), Currently reading (2), Read but unowned (482), Favorites (228), All collections (2,481)

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About meBA, Political Science
MA, Politcs
MSLIS, Library Science

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Favorite authorsJonathan Alter, Roger Angell, Robert Sam Anson, James Bamford, Richard J. Barnet, Mary Beard, Fergus Bordewich, Tadeusz Borowski, Thomas Boswell, H. W. Brands, Dan Brown, Dee Brown, James MacGregor Burns, Lou Buttino, Frank Capra, Caleb Carr, Noam Chomsky, Agatha Christie, Donn Clendenon, Archibald Cox, Angela Y. Davis, Lindsey Davis, John W. Dean, Morris Dees, E. J. Dionne, Frederick Douglass, William O. Douglas, Fred Emery, John A. Farrell, Barney Frank, Al Franken, Benjamin Franklin, Paul Gallico, David J. Garrow, Eugene D. Genovese, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Emma Goldman, James M. Goode, Amy Goodman, David Halberstam, Michael Harrington, James R. Hartley, Robert A. Heinlein, Edward S. Herman, Seymour M. Hersh, Joan Hess, Jim Hightower, Christopher Hitchens, Gilbert Ray Hodges, Hubert H. Humphrey, Peter Irons, Molly Ivins, Eric Jager, Thomas Jefferson, Marilyn Johnson, Dan Jones, Laurie R. King, Martin Luther King, Kip, Richard Kluger, Heda Margolius Kovaly, Gary Larson, Donna Leon, Pauline Maier, Alberto Manguel, Charles C. Mann, Karl Marx, George S. McGovern, Lisa Mertins, Michael Moore, John Mortimer, Ralph Nader, Stephen B. Oates, Barack Obama, David R. Obey, Elaine Pagels, Thomas Paine, Ellis Peters, Anthony S. Pitch, Edgar Allan Poe, Edouard de Pomiane, Michelin Tyre PLC, Rick Reilly, Lawrence S. Ritter, Anthony Sampson, Stacy Schiff, William Shatner, Robert Sherrill, Dava Sobel, Rick Steves, Albert F. Stiglmeier, Cass R. Sunstein, Hunter S. Thompson, Henry David Thoreau, James Thurber, Jeffrey Toobin, Pete Townshend, G. B. Trudeau, Barbara W. Tuchman, Gore Vidal, Kurt Vonnegut, Margaret Washington, Bill Watterson, Warren Weaver Jr., H. G. Wells, Sean Wilentz, David Wise, Richard Wolffe, Howard Zinn (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresAbbey Bookshop, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Downtown - Metro Center, Books for America Used Bookstore, Brattle Book Shop, Capitol Hill Books, Capitol Hill books, Commonwealth Books, Downtown Books and News, East City Bookshop, Harvard Book Store, Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Riverby Books, San Francisco Book Company, Second Story Books, Shakespeare and Company (Paris), Smithsonian American Art & National Portrait Gallery Bookstore, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Museum Shop, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Museum Bookstore, Solid State Books, St. John Fisher College Bookstore

Favorite librariesAlbany Public Library - Delaware Branch, Bibliothèque départementale de la Sarthe, Bibliothèque d’étude et du patrimoine Carnegie, Boston Public Library, District of Columbia Public Library - Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, District of Columbia Public Library - Northeast Neighborhood Library, District of Columbia Public Library - Rosedale Branch, District of Columbia Public Library - Southeast Neighborhood Branch, Harvard Law School Library, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Somerville Public Library

Other favoritesThe National Archives in Washington, DC, Historic Congressional Cemetery

Favorite listsChronological 2015, Chronological 2016, Chronological 2017, Chronological 2018, Chronological 2019

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