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About mea real Live Wire.
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"I don’t feel ashamed about not having read certain books. Reading anything because you think you “should” doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. It seems more pleasurable and more useful to follow whatever bizarre interests and tastes are peculiar to you."- Emma Cline
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The book I couldn’t finish:
"Many. Lots. Several. There’s no shame in it. If a book doesn’t hold your interest, it’s probably the book’s fault."- Patrick Ness

About my librarySupport your local library.

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Favorite authorsSvetlana Alexievich, Charles Bukowski, M. C. Escher, Gaito Gazdanov, Hergé, George Orwell, Hugo Pratt, Jacques Tardi, Ivan Turgenev (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBoekhandel Douwes, Boekhandel Libris, Boekhandel v/h Van Gennep, Broese Boekverkopers, Bruna, De Haagse Boekerij, De Vries Van Stockum, Donner, Erven J. Bijleveld, Waanders In de Broeren, Zwart op Wit

Favorite librariesOpenbare Bibliotheek Den Haag - Centrale Bibliotheek

LocationDen Haag Area, Netherlands

Account typepublic

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Member sinceApr 8, 2010

Currently readingThe Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
Raymond Carver: Collected Stories by Raymond Carver

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