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CollectionsDVD (199), Your library (1,677), Kindle (288), iBook (1), Read (504), Currently reading (8), part read (463), reread/s (25), completed 2007 (23), completed 2008 (24), completed 2009 (29), completed 2010 (14), completed 2011 (18), completed 2012 (18), completed 2013 (30), completed 2014 (23), completed 2015 (26), completed 2016 (29), completed 2017 (28), completed 2018 (25), completed 2019 (35), completed 2020 (13), Started but on hold (44), Audiobooks (3), Wishlist (2), To read (139), P1* Poetry (28), P1* (81), P1 (310), P2 (195), P3 (149), Read but unowned (16), Favorites (159), Borrowed (38), sold / bartererd (3), given away (17), All collections (1,711)


Tagspoetry (443), fiction (417), 2nd hand (170), unread (145), fav (124), history (112), 1001 read (112), philosophy (110), p to finish (88), non fiction (76) — see all tags

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About meInto therapy (especially person-centred), literature and poetry (emerging writer). Film. Art.
I have an arts biased education validated by counselling studies -- therefore seem right out of step with our times.

My reading threads:

- former progress on the 50 book challenge, increasingly buried by the sands of time and unsuccessful of course:
1 March 07- 29 Feb 08
1 March 08 - 28 Feb 09
I journal about my reading now with Club Read threads:
2009 reading journal
2010 reading journal
2011 journal of reading
reading in 2012
My reading groove 2013, dig in, dig it?
My 2014 jive with the scribes
My reading notes for 2015
My 2016 search for clarity
knee deep in nougat, 2017
open water, kat 2018
a bead in the bowl of a sea's horizon's, kat 2019
kat's sea of song, 2020

About my libraryGrowth has slowed - diverse - getting read.

Groups50 Book Challenge, Amazon's Kindle, Ancient History, BBC Radio 3 Listeners, BBC Radio 4 Listeners, Bohemia, Buddhism, Club Read 2009, Club Read 2010, Club Read 2011show all groups

Favorite authorsPeter Ackroyd, Douglas Adams, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Samuel Beckett, Elizabeth Bishop, William Blake, Niall Campbell, Paul Celan, Michael Chabon, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, Timothy Donnelly, Umberto Eco, William Faulkner, Piero Ferrucci, E. M. Forster, John Fowles, Erich Fromm, Ivan Goncharov, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Seamus Heaney, Martin Heidegger, Joseph Heller, Ernest Hemingway, Ted Hughes, Rumi, Kathleen Jamie, John Keats, Ken Kesey, Peter Kingsley, Milan Kundera, Hanif Kureishi, R. D. Laing, Philip Larkin, Dave Mearns, Edwin Muir, Haruki Murakami, Pablo Neruda, Henri J. M. Nouwen, Mary Oliver, Alice Oswald, Walker Percy, Red Pine, Robert M. Pirsig, Sylvia Plath, Bill Porter, Marcel Proust, Thomas Pynchon, Kathleen Raine, Rainer Maria Rilke, Arthur Rimbaud, Carl R. Rogers, J. D. Salinger, Sappho, William Shakespeare, Shunryu Suzuki, Antal Szerb, Dylan Thomas, Edward Thomas, R. S. Thomas, Brian Thorne, Leo Tolstoy, William Trevor, Ludwig Wittgenstein, William Wordsworth, William Butler Yeats (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBarter Books, London Review Bookshop, Olivers Bookshop, Waterstone's Durham Uni, Waterstones London (Piccadilly), Westwood Books

Favorite librariesDurham University - Education Library, Durham University - Main Library, Newcastle City Library, Newcastle University - Robinson Library, Northumbria University - Coach Lane Campus Library, The Literary and Philosophical Society (The Lit and Phil)

Favorite lists1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, Russian Literature

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Member sinceMar 26, 2007

Currently readingHuman Chain by Seamus Heaney
Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds by Lyndall Gordon
The Imitation of Christ (Penguin Classics) by Thomas a Kempis
In Pursuit of Spring (Nature Classics) by Edward Thomas
Blake and tradition (The A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts) by Kathleen Raine
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