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Favorite librariesAbilene Texas Library, Hennepin County Library - Edina Branch, Hennepin County Library - Linden Hills Branch, Hennepin County Library - Southdale Branch, Hennepin County Library - Washburn Branch, James J. Hill Reference Library, Parnassus Library - University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco Public Library, University of Minnesota (East Bank) - Bio-Medical Library, University of Minnesota (East Bank) - Mathematics Library, University of Minnesota (East Bank) - Science & Engineering Library, University of Minnesota (East Bank) - Walter Library, University of Minnesota (East Bank) - Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology & Medicine, University of Minnesota (St. Paul) - Magrath Library, University of Minnesota (St. Paul) - Veterinary Medical Library, University of Minnesota (West Bank) - Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota (West Bank) - Wilson Library

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Favorite lists100 Biographies and Memoirs to Read in a (Single) Lifetime, Favourite Books, Non-Fiction Worth Reading

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Currently readingAt home : a short history of private life by Bill Bryson
August 1914 by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn
They went : the art and craft of travel writing by William Knowlton Zinsser
The life of King Henry V by William Shakespeare

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