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About meArchivist in a museum, Japanophile, married, former human to a cat who adopted me 2000-2019, now human to a cat who came in from the rain at the end of 2019. Books are my way out of here.

About my libraryBritish contemporary, British classics, Japanese contemporary, Japanese classics, Russian classics, crime (especially Scandinavian), (auto)biography, historical fiction, American literature, history, politics, economics, philosophy, etc.

Groups50 Book Challenge, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Japanese Literature, Monthly Author Reads

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Paul Auster, Iain Banks, Julian Barnes, Louis De Bernières, Jorge Luis Borges, William Boyd, Anita Brookner, Charles Bukowski, Peter Carey, Raymond Carver, Agatha Christie, Joseph Conrad, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Margaret Drabble, Glen Duncan, Umberto Eco, William Faulkner, Michael Frayn, Thomas Hardy, Keigo Higashino, Arnaldur Indridason, Henry James, Tove Jansson, Franz Kafka, Andrey Kurkov, Henning Mankell, Gabriel García Márquez, Lars Martinson, Yukio Mishima, David Mitchell, Haruki Murakami, Ryū Murakami, Natsume Sōseki, Flann O'Brien, Yoko Ogawa, Marcel Pagnol, Chuck Palahniuk, Orhan Pamuk, David Peace, J. D. Salinger, John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Kurt Vonnegut, Edith Wharton (Shared favorites)


Real nameJan Hicks

LocationManchester, UK

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Member sinceMar 29, 2013

Currently readingFrankenstein Unbound by Brian Aldiss
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