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About meThe hungry, hungry hippo of reading, esp. literary & speculative fiction. Wanderer with a homebody soul. Editor at Night Owls Press (

About my libraryI'm an eclectic reader, though if stuck on a deserted island with only a few books to read I would probably reach for literary fiction with a speculative bent. I read in the borderlands of genres.

Recent favorite fiction authors include David Mitchell, Haruki Murakami, Peter Heller, Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan, Margaret Atwood, Kazuo Ishiguro, Neal Stephenson, Paul Theroux, Eleanor Catton, and Laini Taylor. I enjoy the literary classics, too (love my Borges, Woolf, Austen, etc.), but recent works are always more fun to talk about and debate. Of course, my list of faves continues to shift and shimmy.

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2014, Booker Prize, Literary Snobs, Non-Fiction Readers, One LibraryThing, One Book, Reviews of Early Reviewers Books, Science Fiction Fans, Tropic of Ideas, Writer-readers

Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Paul Auster, Julian Barnes, Kazuo Ishiguro, David Mitchell, Haruki Murakami, Christopher Priest, Neal Stephenson (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresPowell's City of Books (Portland)

Favorite librariesMultnomah County Library - Central Library

Favorite listsBest Science Fiction Novels, Elevenses, Top Five Books of 2014


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Real nameGenevieve DeGuzman

LocationPortland, OR

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Member sinceAug 25, 2014

Currently readingThe Last Samurai by Helen Dewitt
Woman No. 17: A Novel by Edan Lepucki

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