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About meI hover mostly in the Club Read group here, and find myself reading through time in different directions, a little bit of current stuff too.

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Favorite authorsFyodor Dostoyevsky, John Graves, Norman Maclean, Donigan Merritt, Terry Pratchett, Larry D. Thomas (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBedrock City Comic Company - 1960 Store, Blue Willow Bookshop, Books Kinokuniya - Kuala Lumpur, Brazos Bookstore, Bucks County Bookshop, Cathy's Half Price Books, Copperfield's Books, Downtown Books and News, Half Price Books - Montrose, Joseph Fox Bookshop, Kaboom Books -, Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe, Murder By The Book, Open Letter : Literary Translations from the University of Rochester, Parnassus Books, The Book Nook, The Bookends

Favorite librariesCongregation Jewish Community North - Spring, Texas School Library, Hamilton Elementary Library, Harris County Public Library - Cy-Fair College Library, Harris County Public Library - Northwest Branch

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Real nameDaniel Chaikin

LocationCypress, TX

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Member sinceJun 25, 2006

Currently readingThe Poetry of Petrarch by Petrarch
The Murmur of Bees by Sofía Segovia
The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work by Terrence Real
The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel
Petrarch: The Canzoniere, or Rerum vulgarium fragmenta by Mark Musa
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