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The Train av George Simenon

The Case of the Late Pig av Margery Allingham

P. Vergili Maronis Aeneidos, Liber V av Virgil

Candide av Voltaire

Under the Greenwood Tree av Thomas Hardy

The Longest Journey av E. M. Forster

A Private View av Michael Innes

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Vänner: donbuch1, drmarymccormack, gradvmedusa, Klp.Krista, MelvinUdall

Intressanta bibliotek: antiquary, apenguinaweek, fang, hnn

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Medlem: JohnCernes

Samlingarebooks (135), Ditt bibliotek (9,101), Läser just nu (4), Lästa men inte ägda (111), Alla samlingar (9,212)

RecensionerIngen/inga

Taggarnonfiction (4,585), fiction (4,153), @uk (3,044), mystery (1,943), history (1,898), mathematics (691), mediaeval (599), biology (562), physics (541), historical fiction (526) — se alla taggar

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Om mitt bibliotekOn here I have mostly those books I have with me in NYC. Even after several years of living in America, most of my books remain in England and beyond the reach of my internet connection, although I have recently started to collect a few details on each trip and add them here. Recent interests are therefore well represented (notably history and historical fiction); earlier ones less so (mathematics, detective stories, late 19th - early 20th century literature, for example).

Nonetheless, there is a sort of slow osmosis going on between the two libraries, in which books I have read migrate to England and those that need reading, or which I no longer feel I can do without, travel in the opposite direction. Since this process is constrained by the number of books I can reasonably fit into a suitcase without attracting strange looks from the Customs officials, I doubt that the two collections will be thoroughly mixed for some time to come.

One brief remark about my ratings: I only put books on here that I own, and I tend only to own books which I rate above average (otherwise my house would collapse). Thus my average rating tends to hover around four.

GrupperIngen/inga

FavoritförfattareDouglas Adams, Jorge Luis Borges, Wallace Breem, Bryher, Sean B. Carroll, Sarah Caudwell, Richard Dawkins, Peter Dickinson, Alfred Duggan, Greg Egan, Penelope Fitzgerald, E. M. Forster, R. Austin Freeman, Stephen Jay Gould, Cyril Hare, Michael Innes, Nick Lane, Stanisław Lem, Thomas Mann, Mary Renault, J. I. M. Stewart (Gemensamma favoriter)

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FavoritbokhandelEast Village Books & Records, Hay Cinema Bookshop, Housing Works Used Book Cafe, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Strand Bookstore

VistelseortManhattan

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Medlem sedanDec 27, 2008

Läser just nuThe Country House Library av Mark Purcell
The Last Man av Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Britain in the Middle Ages: An Archaeological History av Francis Pryor
The Crack in Space av Philip K. Dick

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