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Member: cleverusername2

CollectionsYour library (1,308), Wishlist (7), Currently reading (8), To read (8), Favorites (11), All collections (1,314)

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About me"Library Science is the key to all science, just as mathematics is its language--and civilization will rise or fall, depending on how well librarians do their jobs."
--Robert A. Heinlein

"Libraries are brothels for the mind. Which means that librarians are the madams, greeting punters, understanding their strange tastes and needs, and pimping their books."
--Guy Browning

"The medical librarian was born with a silver answer under his tongue. Verily, thou shalt not phaze him. He hath a liberal education and acquireth knowledge daily. He knoweth the names of readers and greeteth them. Sometimes he remembereth their middle initials. If a woman, she recalleth also their neckties and the color of their eyes."
--Bulletin of the Medical Library Journal, 1929 v.18, no.1-2, p.26

"Oh, no, don't be sorry. You see, I don't believe that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, and that's been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as librarians."
-- Graham Chapman, Episode Ten, Monty Python's Flying Circus

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."
--Groucho Marx

"He understood it to be another deep nudge from forces unseen, almost surely connected with the letter that had come along with his latest mental-disability check, reminding him that unless he did something publicly crazy before a date now less than a week away, he would no longer qualify for benefits."
--Thomas Pynchon, Vineland, P.3

"I went to the library, and books are free."
--Glenn Beck

About my libraryI have eventually moved to make a concerned effort to list all of the books I own, but it will probably not be complete until I move from my current home and pack up all my books. Such is the yolke bibliophiles labour under.


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Groups18th-19th Century Britain, Alternative Fiction, Ancient History, Dewey Decimal Challenge, Early Reviewers, Historical Fiction, Librarians who LibraryThing, Livejournalers, Medieval Europe, New Wave Science Fiction and Fantasyshow all groups

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Alfred Bester, Thomas M. Disch, Harlan Ellison, Neil Gaiman, Fritz Leiber Jr., Alan Moore, Chuck Palahniuk, Michael Shermer, Neal Stephenson, Harry Turtledove, Monica Valentinelli, Matt Wagner, Chuck Wendig (Shared favorites)

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Favorite librariesDeKalb County Public Library - Chamblee Library

Other favoritesDragon*Con 2009

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Real nameAlan Smithee Jr.

LocationAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

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Member sinceAug 17, 2006

Currently readingThe Difference Engine (Spectra Special Editions) by William Gibson
The Peshawar Lancers by S. M. Stirling
The Great War : walk in hell by Harry. Turtledove
The one percent doctrine : deep inside America's pursuit of its enemies since 9/11 by Ron Suskind
Perdido Street Station by China MiƩville
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