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About meI'm something like a geologist/geophysicists and was thirty before I discovered Dostoyevsky, John Graves, poetry and much other good literature. I think my deepest interest is in literature about place, especially if there is a geological tilt. But I like a large spectrum of book types, although what I like the most seems to change frequently.

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Favorite authorsFyodor Dostoevsky, 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, Brazos Bookstore, Bucks County Bookshop, Copperfield's Books, Downtown Books and News, Half Price Books - Montrose, Kaboom Books -, Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe, 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

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Member sinceJun 25, 2006

Currently readingDictionary of Word Origins (Completely Revised and Updated) by Linda Flavell
The Literary Guide to the Bible by Robert Alter
The HarperCollins Study Bible : New Revised Standard Version, Including the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books With Concordance (Fully Revised and Updated) by Harold W. Attridge
Kramberger with Monkey by Rick Harsch
The Wright brothers by David G. McCullough

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