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CollectionsYour library (1,278), Currently reading (4), To read (6), All collections (1,278)

Reviews63 reviews

Tagsfiction (211), non-fiction (137), poetry (92), memoir (70), 2011 (69), canlit (58), 2010 (55), african-american (46), biography (46), 2009 (46) — see all tags

MediaNot set (16), Book (1,262), Paper Book (1,209), Audiobook (7), Ebook (3)

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About meCoffee drinking, book loving, music listening gardener, writer, photographer.

About my libraryCicero said if you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. I have both. And love. I have everything I need.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, What Are You Reading Now?, Writer-readers

Favorite authorsJoseph Boyden, Gwendolyn Brooks, Chrystos, Lynn Freed, Lawrence Hill, Doris Lessing, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Toni Morrison, Alice Munro, Sharon Olds, Mary Oliver, Michael Ondaatje, Ann Patchett, Anne Sexton, Tennessee Williams (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBookmark II, Dust Jacket Books and Treasures, Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia

Favorite librariesSpring Garden Road Memorial branch (Halifax Public Libraries)

Other favoritesWord on the Street Halifax, Halifax Writer's Festival


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Real nameJoanne Bealy

LocationHalifax, NS, Canada

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceFeb 17, 2008

Currently readingThe Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm’s Way by Alice Walker
The Blue Clerk: Ars Poetica in 59 Versos by Dionne Brand
Displacing Blackness: Planning, Power, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax by Ted Rutland
Before the Parade: A History of Halifax's Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Communities, 1972-1984 by Rebecca Rose

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