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CollectionsRead and Kept (119), Read and Released (1,071), Currently reading (5), To read (14), All collections (1,209)

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About meMy desk is remarkably difficult to find.

My reading preferences are as follows:
fiction - sci-fi, fantasy, litfic, humor, historical, thriller
nonfiction - science, math, non-military history
not interested - military books/novels, romance, westerns, most mysteries, maritime fiction

If you want to give me a gift, I'd love to read a book YOU loved or at least made you think.

About my libraryI *think* I have all my books imported here. My collections are as follows: "Read and Released" are books I've read but don't have anymore (BookCrossing, library, etc.); "Read and Kept" are books I've read and put back on the shelf. "To Read" and "Currently Reading" should be self-explanatory. I rarely keep books after reading them.

GroupsBookCrossers, Livejournalers, National Book Festival, Northern Virginia LibraryThingers

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Robert Asprin, Peter S. Beagle, Cornelia Funke, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Tove Jansson, Katherine Neville, Laurie Notaro, Mike Resnick, Carl Sagan, David Sedaris, Christopher Stasheff, H. G. Wells, Scott Westerfeld, Connie Willis (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresThe Book Thing of Baltimore, Inc.

Other favoritesKensington Day of the Book Festival, BC in DC - Bookcrossers of MD/DC/VA


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Real namekate

LocationRockville, MD

Account typepublic

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Member sinceOct 18, 2005

Currently readingThis Idea Is Brilliant: Lost, Overlooked, and Underappreciated Scientific Concepts Everyone Should Know by John Brockman
The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1) by Philip Pullman
Apple of My Eye by Helene Hanff
Eiffel's Tower: The Thrilling Story Behind Paris's Beloved Monument and the Extraordinary World's Fair That Introduced It by Jill Jonnes
Levitation: Physics And Psychology In The Service Of Deception by Jim Ottaviani (2007-07-31) by Jim Ottaviani

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