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CollectionsCurrently reading (1), Your library (503), iBook library (135), Kindle library (11), Read but unowned (768), To read (155), Favorites (51), Wishlist (247), All collections (1,662)

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TagsHistory (275), Mystery (232), SF (200), Fantasy (187), Historical Fiction (167), Graphic Novels (127), Science (92), Music (75), Humor (68), Biography (61) — see all tags

MediaNot set (6), Book (1,653), Paper Book (1,599), Audiobook (9), Ebook (24), Other (3), Printed music (3)

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About meI really should be working ...

About my libraryIt's far from complete, but I've tried to re-construct 30+ years of reading. The 'Your Library' collection is what is actually on my shelves, which I try to keep to a minimum. So these tend to be books that I really thought were worth keeping. 'To Read' are books that are in my library that I have yet to read. 'Wishlist' are books that I think I would like to read, but are not in my library. The other categories are self-explanatory.

Included in the library are books I remember reading as a teen, though not as a child; hence a few things that I'm almost embarrassed to put on here. But this does not include Asterix, Tintin, and Pogo which are classics and well worth reading at any age.

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mysteries, History Fansshow all groups

Favorite authorsJohn Adams, Jane Austen, Johann Sebastian Bach, Raymond Chandler, Lindsey Davis, Tana French, Dashiell Hammett, Frank Herbert, Gustav Mahler, Carl Sagan, C. J. Sansom, Tom Stoppard, J. R. R. Tolkien, Connie Willis (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites

Favorite bookstoresHerridge Books (Wellfleet, MA), McIntyre and Moore Booksellers, Raven Used Books, The Book Rack: Arlington, MA

Favorite librariesBoston Public Library, Robbins Library, Arlington, Thomas Crane Public Library

Homepagehttp://lincolnscivilwar.wordpress.com/

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LocationMassachusetts

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Member sinceDec 5, 2010

Currently readingLongbourn by Jo Baker

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