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CollectionsYour library (1,499), Fiction (Physical) Books (192), Non-Fiction (Physical) Books (633), Left-Wing (Physical) Books (45), eBooks (567), Currently reading (18), To read (341), Wishlist (21), Read but unowned (3), All collections (1,521)

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About meFiction
I don't have much time for fiction these days. I only like a few books from most authors although there are definitely exceptions.

Non-Fiction
As a socialist (Revolutionary Marxist in the International Socialist Tradition) I read mostly socialist/left wing books. I also have a collection of I.T. books that were mostly given to me, and various miscellany of other subjects.

Just because I own a book doesn't mean I like it - I love moseying round garage sales, book festivals, second-hand book shops and online sales and if a book is cheap and sounds interesting I'll often take a punt.

About my libraryWork in progress since I have hundreds of physical books and probably close to a thousand ebooks. And also I haven't read fair few of them yet.

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.5 Worst drivel ever written - I'm offended by its very existence
1 Won't ever read again - dreadful or not my kind of book
2 Unlikely to ever read again
3 Readable
4 Like
5 Love

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If I get something wrong please let me know. :)

GroupsI Survived the Great Vowel Shift

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Addison Albright, Fleur Beale, Lawrence Block, Enid Blyton, Bill Bryson, Lewis Carroll, Agatha Christie, Roald Dahl, Arthur Conan Doyle, P. N. Elrod, Friedrich Engels, Stephen Fry, Kerry Greenwood, Catherine Jinks, Diana Wynne Jones, V. I. Lenin, Jeff Lindsay, Lois Lowry, Robert Ludlum, Rosa Luxemburg, John Marsden, John Marsden, Karl Marx, Sean Michael, George Orwell, Parhelion, Gary Paulsen, Tamora Pierce, Edgar Allan Poe, Terry Pratchett, J. K. Rowling, Dr. Seuss, William Shakespeare, Rex Stout, BA Tortuga, Leon Trotsky, Cynthia Voigt, Voltaire, Oscar Wilde, P. G. Wodehouse, Drew Zachary, Markus Zusak (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceJul 26, 2010

Currently readingThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Communist Manifesto: A Road Map to History's Most Important Political Document by Karl Marx
A Foolish Passionate Man : a biography of Jim Cairns by Paul Ormonde
The Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx by Alex Callinicos
A People's History of the World by Chris Harman
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