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CollectionsYour library (6,071), Currently reading (39), Already Read (605), Treasures (193), Tiny Books (15), From my childhood (7), From my teens (20), Facsimiles (5), Signed by Author (25), No longer mine (12), Favorites (31), Incunabula (13), All collections (6,085)

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About meBuddhism teaches that nothing is permanent and that attachment to material things will bring suffering. I suffer then, because impermanence means that one day I will have to part with my books. Books are my source of comfort. Since I can remember, whenever something significant happens in my life I run to the bookstore, either to celebrate or to find refuge. There's nothing like the rush I feel when I enter a room lined with old books. I was told once I'd never live long enough to read my entire library. Oh, well...

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GroupsAncient Egypt, Antiquarian Books, Book Quotations, Books in Books, Books on Books, Egyptian Fiction Galore, Mythology

Favorite authorsAi, Cyril Aldred, Paul Anderson, Jane Austen, Nicholas A. Basbanes, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Erma Bombeck, Carol Browne, E. A. Wallis Budge, William Deresiewicz, Shelly Durrell, Elbert Hubbard, E. M. Forster, Goldstone; Lawrence and Nancy, Alyssa Goodnight, Helene Hanff, Hermann Hesse, Susan Hill, Alaitz Leceaga, Hendrik Willem Van Loon, Charlie Lovett, Roy Luna, Roy R. Luna, Alberto Manguel, José Martí, Barbara Michaels, A. Edward Newton, William Dana Orcutt, Samuel Pepys, Sylvia Plath, Tom Raabe, A. S. W. Rosenbach, Phyllis Rose, Mark Twain, H. G. Wells, Belden Wimbush, Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Coral Gables, Dunbar Old Books

Favorite librariesMiami Dade Public Library - Coral Gables Branch

Other favoritesMiami Book Fair International, 2013


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Currently readingThe Illustrated Pepys: Extracts from the Diary by Samuel Pepys
Pre-Raphaelite Women: Images of Femininity in Pre-Raphaelite Art. by Jan Marsh
Digging Into Yesterday The Discovery Of Ancient Civilizations by Estelle Friedman
A Royal Recluse Ludwig II by Werner Bertram
Maro Polo's Travels In Xanadu with Kublai Khan by Richard P. Lister
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