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Welcome to the official group for LibraryThing's online catalog for tiny libraries, TinyCat! This group is for questions, general discussions/feedback, recommendations and requests regarding TinyCat. If you think you found a bug, post a report to…

Librarians who LibraryThing

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librarians, catalogers, archivists, students... or anyone else who wants to talk about metadata, tagging, FRBR, library 2.0, social software, cataloging, and, of course, LibraryThing!

Science Fiction Fans

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For fans of SF, Sci-Fi, Scifi and any other abbreviation you can think of!

Name that Book

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Have you forgotten the name of a book you once read? This group is here to help you find it again. Start your book search by clicking on the Post a new topic option and... (1) Enter a helpful Subject line that includes a genre and a clue.Long…

What Are You Reading Now?

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Whether it's literary fiction, fantasy, crime fiction, history, chick lit, a current bestseller or whatever, please dish about what you're reading right now and tell how you like it.

Crime, Thriller & Mystery

4,221 medlemmar

For all of you who enjoy a good thriller, a mystery story, bloody or not :o) To share opinions and get to know new authors! I'm thinking James Patterson, Mary Higgins Clark, Ruth Rendell, Ed McBain, Harlan Coben, Patricia Cornwell, Peter Robinson,…

Read YA Lit

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For readers of young adult (YA) literature of all ages!

Romance - from historical to contemporary

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We are discussing historical, contemporary, paranormal, fantasy, chick lit,... romance novels and everything else that takes our fancy. Please note: If you would like to promote or point out contests to the members of this group, please use the…

The Green Dragon

4,146 medlemmar

Tolkien, Fantasy, SciFi, mythology - any and all books of wonder! Virtual ale & warm lively chat - join us in LibraryThing's best pub! This group is known as one of the busiest and most welcoming on LibraryThing, so come in, sit down, and enjoy…

Historical Fiction

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For those that love to delve into the past and get lost in a saga about a past era.


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For Fans of Fantasy fiction The Link is for the Fantasy Favorites Mailing list on Yahoo, a place where several of the members talk books.


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For those who create as well as consume. A group to share thoughts and books from a writer's perspective.

Non-Fiction Readers

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Devoted to those who enjoy reading non-fiction, even when they don't have to.

1001 Books to read before you die

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For anyone trying to complete the set, or just for those who want to disagree with the choices made in the book by Peter Boxall.

50 Book Challenge

3,028 medlemmar

Welcome one and all! What is 50 Book Challenge? 50 Book Challenge is a way to track and share the books you read throughout the year. Some people also choose to set personal goals to read more books, or more non-fiction, or more new books. The point…

BBC Radio 3 Listeners

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Radio 3 is known as the BBC’s classical music station, but that description sells it short. It provides just over 2 million people with programming that still, in some way, connects with the BBC's original charter to enlighten and educate rather…

Hobnob with Authors

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This is a group for readers and authors to connect. AUTHORS: DO introduce yourself in the Author Introduction Thread, and then please sit down and chat. Join the on-going discussions (they'll offer you plenty of opportunities to talk about your…

Hogwarts Express

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Welcome to the Hogwarts Express, where Harry Potter fans of all ages gather to discuss the series and, well, just about anything else! If you're joining us for the first time, welcome! We love hearing from new members, and love it even more when…

Ancient History

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Group for talking about ancient history, particularly Greek and Roman, but also including that of other ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern peoples.


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Tea drinkers everywhere, unite!

Folio Society devotees

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https://wiki.librarything.com/index.php/Groups:Folio_Society_Devotees Current, past & future devotees and former members of The Folio…


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Readers and book owners interested in Christianity, theology, the Bible, etc...

Reading Globally

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"Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere." ---Jean Rhys This group is for readers who, for whatever reason, endeavor to explore the world through great fiction. We don't…

Philosophy and Theory

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Broadly construed -- meaning traditional philosophy, be it classical, continental, or British; more modern philosophy and theory (American pragmatism, postmodernism and post-strucuralism, etc.), and hopefully philosophy outside the West as well…


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For readers of popular (and not-so-popular) science books -- Anthropology to Zoology.

Medieval Europe

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A group for those with an interest in medieval history, art, music, literature, philosophy, theology, language, warfare - in short, any aspect of medieval culture.

Children's Fiction

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For children's fiction readers of all ages. Talk about what you like and what you hate.


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For BookMooch members: a purely informal group on using BookMooch, or meeting up with LTers who Mooch books, and Moochers who LibraryThing. (Image courtesy of kevinzim at Flickr, some rights reserved.)

Graduate Students

1,287 medlemmar

For all those in that peculiar and often endless limbo known as graduate or professional school.

Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction

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For readers of books set in Asia, or Asian Related, Asian writers, Asian American writers, Asian Culture. Contemporary and Historical Fiction, Travel, Travel Musings, Arts & Culture, and History. This group is open for all discussion relating to…

Happy Heathens

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Welcome to what we think (humbly of course) is one of the best groups on LibraryThing. You may not always agree with everyone here, but you will find serious, lively debate and some decidedly silly conversations--we don't take ourselves seriously…


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From 100 Bullets and Akira via DC and Judge Dredd, to Marvel through the Phantom and Tintin to Zot and all other things with pictures and words.

I Survived the Great Vowel Shift

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A group for linguists, armchair linguists, would-be linguists, budding linguists, linguists-in-training, linguistic anthropologists, and/or anybody interested in the scientific study of languages.

Knitters Inc.

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Just knitting. :-)

Children's Literature

1,104 medlemmar

A place to discuss your favorite children's book.

Early Reviewers

1,096 medlemmar

Note that this is a discussion group. To actually sign up for Early Reviewers make sure to fill out the sign-up page. The list of available books -- changes monthly Mark a book as unreceived, if you haven't received it Early Reviewers FAQ -- common…

Feminist Theory

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From Mary Wollstonecraft and Simone de Beauvoir to Judith Butler and bell hooks: a group for people who like thinking about the history, philosophy and politics of what it means to 'be' a 'woman'.

German Library Thingers

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Eine Gruppe für alle Library Thingers aus dem deutschen Sprachraum - auch jenseits der bundesrepublikanischen Grenzen

A Pearl of Wisdom and Enlightenment

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What is Wisdom? Enlightenment? Mysticism? Beauty? Self-Knowledge? Truth? Perennial Philosophy? Love? Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it. André Gide. And resting in the ocean, dipped into the sea, I find glimmers of One…

Australian LibraryThingers

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A group for everyone who connects with Australia (residents, expats, lovers of Australian literature) and who are part of the LibraryThing collective.

75 Books Challenge for 2012

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Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2012. You don't have to begin on January 1! Last year, some members just listed their titles and authors while others posted a mini-review of each book. It's all up to…

Poetry Fool

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Are you a fool for poetry? It is an art and a craft, and it requires a daring foolishness to write and appreciate. You've got good company!

Bug Collectors

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This is the place to post or discuss bugs on LibraryThing (this includes TinyCat). It's not a wishlist for features, nor a list of things that could be better.…

Literary Snobs

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There's a time and a place for badly-written populist mind-candy. This is neither. It is, however, the place to appreciate good writing - both past and present, genre or non-genre. No deathless prose, no cardboard characters, no idiot plots. The…

75 Books Challenge for 2011

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We had a great year in 2010, and now we want to do it again in 2011! Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2011. You don't have to begin on January 1. Last year, some members just listed their titles and…


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All language lovers are welcome.


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When to combine? When not to combine? How the #!% did they get combined? Welcome to an Anarchists' Convention ... "World domination through work combination!" -- Tim, March 5, 2007 Rules for combining: Do no harm. Disambiguations! Disambiguation…

Travel and Exploration literature

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Travel literature, Outdoor literature, Nature literature, Exploration accounts .. this is a group for discussing far off places and exotic faces.


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For people who make an effort to read books by and/or about women. Whether it's sci-fi, social sciences or literature, we support female writers and positive representations of women. (yes, male readers are welcome!)

Purely Programmers

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A group for programmers, software developers and those interested in computer languages. Or just those who have books on the subject.


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Cookbook collectors

Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill

805 medlemmar

A group "constructed" to gather the best in methods, materials, diagrams, plans, and designs for the literary lover in storing this precious commodity. DIY, y'all. Also a place to share recommendations on the best places and types of book storage…

Thing(amabrarian)s That Go Bump in the Night

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For devotees of the horror genre and all things from the dark side of literature. Vampires and werewolves and demons... Oh My!

History: On learning from and writing history

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Each written history has its own viewpoint, but which is correct and why? Is it the big men that make the big movements of history or the other way around? Are those who don't learn from history really condemned to repeat it? Lots of questions but…

All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans

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If you're a fan of Terry Pratchett, then this is the group for you! Whether you're young or old, pull up a chair, hand over a banana to the Librarian and get handed a book in return. With any luck it'll be one that won't send you hurtling into the…

Rare, Old or Offbeat

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A group for those cursed with collector manias of all kinds. Welcome to folks who just have to buy every scrap written by obscure symbolist poets, every cheesy gothic romance with great cover art, every first edition from a minor press in the 1930s,…

Vampire Fiction

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This group is for people in love with vampire fiction - whether it's romance, fantasy, sci-fi, horror or something else. Share your recommendations with the group!

I Love Jane Austen

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A group for devotees of Jane Austen and her wonderful works.

Military History

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A place to discuss books on military history and related topics.

Legacy Libraries

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A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries. For discussions of the libraries of those still among the living, head on over to the "Other Peoples' Libraries"…


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Group for people who like books that are funny, fiction or non-fiction.

75 Books Challenge for 2010

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We had a great year in 2009, and now we want to do it again in 2010! Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2010. You don't have to begin on January 1. Last year, some members just listed their titles and…


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Group for any and all interested in genealogical research. This group is for beginners and for professionals. It's for those who like to research and compile data and those who like to paint a cultural and historical picture of individual lives.…

Banned Books

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A place to discuss banned or challenged books and related topics (intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy issues, etc.) Please keep discussion respectful and be open to the opinions of others (which may not be the same as your own.) Banned Books…

Easton Press Collectors

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A group for those who seek out and collect books published by the Easton Press. Also, occasional forays into other similar publishers, such as the Folio Society and the defunct Limited Editions Club, Imprint Society and Franklin Library.

Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies

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A great biography or memoir can be just as enthralling as any great work of fiction, so please tell your favorites and let's share the wealth.

Cats, books, life is good.

632 medlemmar

For book-loving ailurophiles and cat-loving bibliophiles.

Political Conservatives

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Readers of conservative "classics" like The Road to Serfdom, Free to Choose, Witness, etc., or conservative "contemporaries" such as Slander, Shut Up and Sing, The Age of Reagan. Not looking to stir up contentious debate. Just hoping to find a group…


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There are simply some times when you can't use your hands to turn pages. When you get tired of trying to drive, knit, and cook while turning pages with your feet, you turn to the audiobook.

Italians - Italiani

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Group for Italian users of LibraryThing, or for those with Italian books. Gruppo per utenti italiani di LibraryThing, o per coloro che hanno libri italiani.

Weird Fiction

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"for all fantastic literature - fantasy, SF, horror and all the stuff that won't fit neatly into slots" Authors like H.P Lovecraft, M John Harrison, Mervyn Peake, China Mieville. Sci-fi, Horror, Speculative, Surreal, Fantasy - Everything that's just…

Virago Modern Classics

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A group for all of us who enjoy the wonderful Virago books. The picture shows the cover of "Frost in May", Virago's first book. Virago Modern Classics Group Wiki Visit the group Wiki where you'll find links to: - Our Virago Collection Tracker - HTML…

Manga and Anime Addicts

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For all those who like to read manga and watch anime. Welcome to all new members, I hope that you'll enjoy the group. Please, feel free to join in a conversation or start your own. I'd definitely like seeing the group grow, so please invite your…

Nederlandstalige lezers

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Dit is een algemene groep voor Nederlandstalige lezers, waar ze in het Nederlands van gedachten kunnen wisselen over onderwerpen waar (nog) geen andere, bijzondere Nederlandstalige groep voor bestaat.

Book Care and Repair

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Discuss how to protect, repair and preserve your books.

One LibraryThing, One Book

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One LibraryThing, One Book is an occasional group read organized by staff. We try to pick popular books lots of people will be reading. There's a schedule, and staff post some questions, but discussion is free and informal. Our selection for…

Geeks who love the Classics

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For those of us who like reading and discussing the classics.

Freebies, Book Giveaways and Contests

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Free book giveaways and blog contests we can all participate in.

Catholic Tradition

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For LT'ers of any religion/denomination who love reading/collecting books on Catholicism, The Tradition, Catholic Apologetics, the Magisterium, Popes past and present, etc. Please remember to respect others' beliefs and don't throw sand in the…

Canadian Bookworms

556 medlemmar

A place for book-aholics from across Canada to talk about book related topics.

Member Giveaways

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This is a discussion group for all things related to the LibraryThing Member Giveaway. This is not an official LibraryThing-created group, just a place for us MG members to hang out and discuss the program. To sign up for the Member Giveaway…

American History

546 medlemmar

A group for those who dig American History. From colonial to Vietnam.

British & Irish Crime Fiction

544 medlemmar

For fans of British & Irish crime fiction in all its many guises - Ian Rankin, Lindsey Davis, P.D. James, Dorothy L. Sayers, Georgette Heyer, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and many many more. We include detective novels, spy thrillers, comic crime…

Fine Press Forum

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This group is for those who want to discuss topics related to Fine Presses past (Golden Cockerel, Limited Editions Club, etc.) and present (Arion Press, Barbarian Press, etc.) as well as companies like The Folio Society that issue fine or limited…

Books on Books

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For those interested in books on books (books about books), history of the book, book culture, acquisition/ownership of books, the book as object, and such related topics... (image: Maria Friberg)

The Weird Tradition

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Discussion focuses on the unique group of writers who created horror and dark fantasy fiction for Weird Tales, Unknown, Astounding, and other pulp magazines. Included are such leading lights as Robert E. Howard, Manly Wade Wellman, Fritz Leiber,…

Gay Men

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You're here, you're queer, and, yes, you've got the books and battle scars to prove it. Welcome to the warm embraces of the gay male LibraryThing community. Won't you stay awhile? This group is for, well, we with our subversive lifestyles,…

Queer and Trans Lit

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A group for those interested in Queer, Transgender, Bisexual, Lesbian, and Gay (GLBTQ) literatures and writers. Related Groups: African/African American Literature, Arab, North African, and Middle Eastern Literatures, (Dis)ability Politics,…


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For mathematicians, lovers of math, and hangers on.

Historical Mysteries

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If you prefer your mysteries to transport you to another time and culture, here's the group for you! We're here to discuss mysteries set in any period from the dawn of civilization to the end of WWII, so feel free to post your own threads on…

King's Dear Constant Readers

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a group for fans of the work of Stephen King. Discuss his work or study references in his work to his magnum opus "The Dark Tower"-series

18th-19th Century Britain

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A group for readers who enjoy British history set during the 18th and 19th centuries, particularly the Georgian and Regency eras.

Used Books

466 medlemmar

For folks who like to trawl used bookstores, Goodwill and Salvation Army and other thrift stores, yard sales, library sales, and online sources such as Ebay and Amazon Sellers for reading delights from days of yore! Is it out of print or obscure?…

Swedish Thing

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Welcome everyone from Sweden or readers of swedish authors!

Feminist SF

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Feminist fans of science fiction/fantasy/utopias/magic realism & all related genres ... SF is used in the broadest sense of the word: see the FSFwiki for a sense of how broadly we view it.

The Chapel of the Abyss

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Blessèd be thine hands, for they are unclean! At every joint lie secret sins unseen, Their white nails beneath the lamp Evoke hosts stolen beneath the white shadow of the lamp, And upon thy finger, the captive opal’s gloss Is the last sigh of…

Second World War History

463 medlemmar

Group for discussion of books on World War II. All facets of the conflict are fair game. The causes of the war, military strategy, social history, the Holocaust and outcomes.

75 Books Challenge for 2016

457 medlemmar

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2016. You don't have to begin on January 1! Last year, some members just listed their titles and authors while others posted a mini-review of each book. It's all up to…

It's a LondonThing

454 medlemmar

For LibraryThing'ers living in, visiting, or interested in, London.

Pro and Con

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Progressives and Conservatives: Here is a place where you can meet, argue, discuss, throw imaginary tantrums, ask questions of each other and share a virtual beer or coffee together. Simple rules: attack ideas, not people. Be honest. Let others be…

Playing games and solving puzzles

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A place to play games and solve puzzles through LT talk.

Urban Fantasy

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for readers and writers of Urban Fantasy

American Civil War

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For those studying the great American Civil War that tested whether that nation, or any nation, so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. Welcome Rebels and Yankees, bluebellies and graybacks! Tags: American Civil War, US Civil War, Civil War…

Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction

448 medlemmar

For the fan of noir and hardboiled mysteries, in book and film: whether you love Hammett, Chandler, Ross MacDonald and the pulp fiction they sprang from; Graham Greene's noirish entertainments (and resulting films); Cornell Woolrich, James M. Cain,…

Baker Street and Beyond

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For lovers of the original Sherlock Holmes stories, the various modern pastiches including Laurie King's Mary Russell series, and any offshoots thereof (such as Lord Peter Wimsey!).

History at 30,000 feet: The Big Picture

438 medlemmar

A place for discussing history in general. Why do you read history? What does it mean to you? How do you approach various interpretations of the past? What are the limits in trying to understand past peoples and periods? How do you think about…

Church Libraries

435 medlemmar

For those who are interested in putting small church libraries on Library Thing

Teachers who LibraryThing

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For those wonderful educators who either teach young students just learning how to read or older students exploring more advanced genres. Let this be a group where we can give each other teaching tips or recommendations. Maybe it might be "Runaway…

Dystopian novels

433 medlemmar

Discussion group about novels in which the world goes horribly wrong. I mean, even worse than it is.

Fans of Russian authors

428 medlemmar

A group for fans of Russian literature to discuss their favorite Russian works and authors. Recommend your favorites. Not necessary to have read them in the original language. Please post your comments in English.

New York Review Books

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A group for fans of imprints of the New York Review Books. The neglected classics that are being rediscovered and republished, both the Classics and the Children's Classics. Feel free to discuss which books you are reading and what titles you hope…

Deep South

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For those believe the literature of the American South is worthy of deep discussion, and also for any who are interested in spending some time with those who do, welcome. Attempts to define or delimit the territory covered by "the deep south" are…


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For residents of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Cozy Mysteries

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For those who don't mind finding a body in the library as long as the blood doesn't get on the carpet...


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LibraryThing's readathon group. We have multiple readathons during the year. Check here for threads concerning upcoming readathons, and sign up for a spot. The wiki pages for ReadaThing Upcoming ReadaThing: "National Readathon Day" ReadaThing (23-24…


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Knitters, embroiderers, cross-stitchers, tatters, crocheters, lacemakers...

Writer's Brag and Rag Bag

401 medlemmar

A place for writers to talk about their own work without fear of flagging. LibraryThing Authors are welcome (and encouraged) but neophytes can play along, too. It is suggested that, if you ARE a writer, you strive to answer any serious question…

75 Books Challenge for 2017

400 medlemmar

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2017. You don't have to begin on January 1! Last year, some members just listed their titles and authors while others posted a mini-review of each book. It's all up to…

George Macy devotees

399 medlemmar

Fans of the work of the founder of The Limited Editions Club and The Heritage Press

Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts

396 medlemmar

For anyone interested in ancient and medieval manuscripts, the history of books and related subjects. Topics of interest include the Dead Sea scrolls, Egyptian papyri, Biblical manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts, Buddhist manuscripts from Dunhuang…

What did YOU buy today?

394 medlemmar

A place for you to share your latest book purchases, even when they're breaking the bank.

The Prizes

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Pulitzer, Booker, Nobel, Orange, PEN-Faulkner, Booker International, Whitbread, Hugo, Edgar, Nebula, etc. A place to discuss the merits and failures of the choices made for literary prizes and awards, as well as of the very idea of prizes.

75 Books Challenge for 2018

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Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2018. You don't have to begin on January 1! Last year, some members just listed their titles and authors while others posted a mini-review of each book. It's all up to…

Made into a Movie

385 medlemmar

This group is for fans of books that have been made into movies. One of my favorite joys is reading a book then renting the movie to see if the director's vision was the same as mine. It's always a win/win situation when I see the movie because I…


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A group for BookCrossers / BookCrossing.

Library Anywhere

382 medlemmar

This group is for beta testers of Library Anywhere, to discuss features and bugs. To return to the Library Anywhere administrative controls, click here:…

Literatura en Espanol

376 medlemmar

Para los amantes de los libros escritos en la lengua de Cervantes.

Cthulhu Mythos

370 medlemmar

In his group at LibraryThing dead Cthulhu waits dreaming. For fans of the works of H.P. Lovecraft, his circle, and others who've come after and expanded the Cthulhu Mythos. Ia! Ia! Cthulhu fhtagn!


362 medlemmar

This group is for people interested in enlightenment and the Buddhist tradition, whether they are seekers or long-time practitioners.

Amazon's Kindle

357 medlemmar

Just viewed the promotional video for Amazon's new eReader. I have to admit I'd be tempted at a lower price. Has anyone actually seen one? Do you think it will be a success?

Vegetarians and vegans

351 medlemmar

Like to eat your veggies, fruits, beans and grains and things? Let's get together and share ideas on surviving in a meat-centered world, favorite cookbooks, as well as favorite recipes.

75 Books Challenge for 2020

348 medlemmar

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2020. You don't have to begin on January 1! Last year, some members just listed their titles and authors while others posted a mini-review of each book. It's all up to…

Lesbian Bookworms

346 medlemmar

I think the name says it all!


342 medlemmar

Mostly about books on the environment, ecology and sustainable living. But it is also about... antiglobalization, biocentrism, biodiversity, cultural imperialism, culture, david suzuki, deep ecology, deforestation, ecocriticism, ecoculture,…

Persephone Readers

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A group for all lovers of Persephone books, "reprints [of] forgotten classics by twentieth-century (mostly women) writers. Each one in our collection of seventy books is intelligent, thought-provoking and beautifully written, and most are ideal…

75 Books Challenge for 2019

340 medlemmar

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2019. You don't have to begin on January 1! Last year, some members just listed their titles and authors while others posted a mini-review of each book. It's all up to…

TinyCat Testers

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This is the beta-testing group for LibraryThing's new online catalog for small libraries, TinyCat! The group is run by LT staff and is for all things TinyCat as we continue to develop it: testing, feedback, questions, recommendations and requests.…

BBC Radio 4 Listeners

320 medlemmar

For those who listen to Radio 4 - fiction and nonfiction. Afternoon plays, book readings and dramatisations, The Archers, comedy half-hours ...

Doctor Who

318 medlemmar

For readers of Doctor Who related fiction

Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing

312 medlemmar

For discussion of LibraryThing's unique "Common Knowledge" feature—a sort of "fielded wiki" available on work and author pages—and our more conventional wiki, WikiThing.

National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo)

311 medlemmar

Have you ever wanted to write a novel? Join with thousands on November 1st, 2008 and the goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30. Up for the challenge?

Library of America Subscribers

306 medlemmar

Ahh, the joy of opening the little white box to see what the good editors sent. Does anyone else rip off the shrinkwrap and deeply inhale the fresh paper and ink, or is that just me? How about untucking the little ribbon so someone else…

Agatha Christie

305 medlemmar

A group for anyone who loves her books or the movies and TV specials based on them.


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Online Link For Ebooks (Free Or Commercial)

Monthly Author Reads

302 medlemmar

This is a group where we highlight one author a month with each month's author decided by group members' suggestions. During that month, you can read one or more books by the author or just jump in to discuss books you have already read by that…

Short Stories

294 medlemmar

A group for people who love short stories of any style, period or genre.

African/African American Literature

293 medlemmar

The purpose of this group is to of course to share and discuss African/African American literature--both historical and contemporary books. All are invited to join.

Lingua Latina

293 medlemmar

For anyone who enjoys Latin, the language of the Romans, the western Church, and -- until recently -- academics of all stripes. This group also serves as the discussion forum for the translation of Librarything into Latin.

Reviews of Early Reviewers Books

293 medlemmar

This group is a place to post your reviews of Early Reviewers books you received (in addition to putting the review on the work page) and for discussing those books. Each book should have its own thread, and then all reviews for that book (and…

Let's Talk Religion

285 medlemmar

Feel free to discuss openly any topics related to religion and to agnostic and atheistic perspectives. All positions and topics are open. I would like to learn about religious issues, non Western religions, ancient religions, and atheistic and…

Japanese Literature

284 medlemmar

Discussing fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction from Japan and about Japan.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions -- Ask, add and/or answer. This is an unofficial, informal group. For the Official FAQ, go here or click on the "About" tab. The FAQ is the 3rd link on the left hand side.


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For anyone interested in the discpline of psychology and psychotherapy (also counseling). Includes all disciplines within the field (applied, abnormal, social, bio, personality, transpersonal, humanistic, etc.).

Book Collectors

277 medlemmar

A group for book collectors. A place to share tips, post want lists, talk about what you're collecting and why you're collecting it . . . oh the possibilities.

Political Philosophy

276 medlemmar

Straussians & Jacobites, Socialists & Anarchists, Distributists & Libertarians are all welcome!

Book Arts

264 medlemmar

For bookbinders, papermakers, typographers, book designers, book artists, and anyone who loves the art of making a book. Related Links: The Book Arts Web, Guild of Book Workers, Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Movable Book Society

New Yorkers City

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For residents of the most populous metropolitan area in the United States.


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"Satan to newcomer, with discontent: 'The trouble with you Chicago people is that you think you are the best in Hell -- whereas you are merely the most numerous.'" - Mark Twain

The Drones Club (all things P.G. Wodehouse)

260 medlemmar

Aunts, cow creamers, Drones, policemen's helmets, prize pigs, and whatsits.

Classical Music

258 medlemmar

The group for classical musicians of any form (instrumentalists, vocalists, conductors, composers), fans of classical music, and people who are interested in learning more!


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For members who enjoy reading, collecting, and browsing anything having to do with photography: technique, history, personalities.

50-Something Library Thingers

250 medlemmar

For those of us in the second half of our first centuries.


247 medlemmar

Discussing the multitudinous ways to organize your book collection through tags.


246 medlemmar

A place for arm-chair archaeologists ... although we'd be happy to welcome the field workers who actually have to deal with heat, dust, locals, and diminished access to cold beverages!

List Five Books Parlour Game

245 medlemmar

Just a time-waster game to list five books suggested by a keyword posted by members. If you like it here why not take a look at the BOOK NUDGERS GROUP?

American Revolution & Founding Fathers History

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American Revolution & Founding Fathers History

Book reviewers

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Do you review books on LT or elsewhere? This is a list on the what, how and why of reviewing.

The Globe

235 medlemmar

A Shakespeare group.

Arthurian Legends

234 medlemmar

For those who dig Arthurian texts and novels. Discuss King Arthur, Camelot, the Knights, Avalon, etc.

CueCat questions and help

232 medlemmar

LibraryThing sell CueCats! (See here.) Many users already have them. I've started this group to answer questions, and let CueCaters trade info. For more help with your CueCat, check out the FAQ


228 medlemmar

A group for those who read and collect books about and from the Victorian era, everything from the multi-volume diaries of Gladstone to Anne Perry mysteries. The focus, obviously, is on Britain, but we can (and I think, should) include the British…

LibraryThing in het Nederlands

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Welkom bij LibraryThing in het Nederlands! In deze groep kun je al je vragen kwijt over LibraryThing en meedenken over het vertalen van Engels naar het Nederlands. Voor nieuwe Thingamabrians is dit ook het startpunt om de wereld van LibraryThing te…


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An informal place where members of the Nerdfighting community can check out each others libraries and discuss our love of specific books.


222 medlemmar

For fans of Margaret Atwood's novels, short fiction, essays...and all other things Atwoodian. Share your thoughts. NOTE: This group was started in the early days of LT and who knew that most author-based groups wouldn't last. Some of us are around,…

Gardens & Books

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For everyone who likes books (fiction, non-fiction) featuring gardens, gardeners, trees, flowers, shrubs, plants,... Welcome to this group. Feel free to add your thoughts to any of the threads or start a new one. Useful threads: - Member…

75 Books Challenge for 2021

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Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2021. You don't have to begin on January 1! Some members just list their titles and authors while others post a mini-review of each book. It's all up to you. It turns…


214 medlemmar

This group is for any of the many gamers, role-players, LARPers and other ilk that lurk on LibraryThing. Discussions on good games (or bad ones), the industry, and related books are all welcome.

Tattered but still lovely

214 medlemmar

We treasure old and sometimes obscure literature. We find that the language is rich, and the points of view are quirky and still entertaining. I've pencilled a dashed line somewhere in the 1950s to separate 'old' and 'modern.' We'll list some of our…

Mystery and Suspense

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This is a group for everybody who loves to read Mysteries and Suspense. So come in and pull up a chair and tell us what Mystery or Suspense you are reading. Within the Group we will do (amongst others) a monthly Group Read voted on by members;…

What the Dickens...?

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This is a group for anyone interested in discussing the great 19th century English novelist, works by Dickens, biographies about him or people in his circle, critical works both contemporary and modern, or any other books which shed light on his…

Gothic Literature

207 medlemmar

A place for devotees of Maturin and Le Fanu, Radcliffe and Lewis, Dacre and Walpole, Poe and Blackwood, Brown and Lovecraft, Machen and Bierce, Stoker, Beckford, Shelley, Jackson, the Bronte sisters, and all the rest. Those who prefer the mystic to…

New Zealand Thingamabrarians

205 medlemmar

For Kiwis who participate in and adore LibraryThing!

Jewish Bibliophiles

205 medlemmar

Book-loving is a veritable Jewish pastime. A group for Jews, or people who like Jews, to discuss all things Jewish, literary, or both.


202 medlemmar

Studies, histories, theories, accounts, discussions ...

Board for Extreme Thing Advances

201 medlemmar

The is the BETA group for LibraryThing. This group is run by the LT staff and is for testing and feedback of advanced features on LibraryThing. We will occasionally post URLs to proof-of-concept projects or pages that you can help with (both in the…

Astronomy & Astrophysics

200 medlemmar

For people who are interested in the universe, how it works and the books that explore it.

Mystical & Spiritual

200 medlemmar

For any people who are interested in anything related to mystic, occult, esoteric like Astrology, Numerology, Tarot, Palmistry & other forms of Divination.

Elizabethan England

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For those who are interested in the history and culture of Elizabethan England.

Maps and Atlases

196 medlemmar

For those of us interested in maps, atlases, and books about cartography.

Fairy Tale Readers

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A group for those who read (or were read) the original fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Anderson, and many more. A place to discuss our favorites, and the most depressing; along with whether or not we think the changes made…

2014 Category Challenge

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Welcome to the 2014 Category Challenge! The idea is to read books from different categories, to chat about what you read, and to inflict bookbullets on your fellow challengers. Tradition dictates that it should be 14 categories this year, but that…

GLBT History

191 medlemmar

From Sappho to ACT UP and after.


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For people who love and collect books about The Great Game!

English History - Tudor through Edwardian

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The cast of characters is so fascinating and the books so entertaining, I feel there is no need to read historical fiction in this genre! I got started years ago with Antonia Frasier's Mary Queen of Scots and have been rarely disappointed with the…

Go Review That Book!

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This is a simple idea aimed at encouraging people to read and/or review books from their own shelves whilst adding a spicy random factor to their reading. This is how it works: 1. Jump into the latest Game Thread. Pick an unreviewed book from the…

Birds, Birding & Books

186 medlemmar

Discuss birds, birdwatching, books-on-birds, and any topics orinithological in nature.

All the World's a Stage

185 medlemmar

For all those who enjoy theatre (or theater!) and drama, either onstage, offstage, backstage or on the page.

Ancient China

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All things Chinese before about 1000 years ago


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