What (sub)heading are you reading now?

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What (sub)heading are you reading now?

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1AnnaClaire
jul 22, 2008, 1:20pm

Inspired by this thread in the Dewey challenge group, I thought I'd start a thread here.

I've just started Conquering Gotham, the title of which is a mere coincedence given what movies are currently out in theaters. It will take care of the TF heading (railroad engineering and operation); my only T's to date are knitting/fiber books (TT), a photography textbook (TR), and a cookbook (to take care of the TX's).

2DaynaRT
jul 22, 2008, 1:43pm

BR Christianity - I've already read three books for this subheading, but because it'll help fill out my Dewey Challenge list, I'll be starting The Christian World: A Global History.

3_Zoe_
Redigerat: jul 22, 2008, 1:52pm

I'm reading The Origins of Greek Thought in DF, History of Greece. I've already read a book in this category and the corresponding Dewey one, but oh well.

4AnnaClaire
Redigerat: jan 7, 2010, 3:56pm

I thought I'd revive this thread and list the residents-of-the moment in my Currently Reading collection.

This morning I dove headfirst into the GT subheading with Eileen Power's Medieval People. Meanwhile at home I'm reading yet another E, Everyday Life in Early America. This one is a small book and has been sitting on my shelf unread for years.

Meanwhile, I'm working on a pair of stockings from Knitting Vintage Socks (TT). I don't know which I should find more distressing: the fact that my knitting won't help me fill out my headings* or that I'm maybe a third of the way done with one stocking that I've been working on since Thanksgiving.

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*All my knitting books have fall under the TT subheading (Handicrafts. Arts and crafts.), with the exception of a few magazines and a single oddball, Jane Sowerby's Victorian Lace Today. This book was somehow classified under NK (Decorative arts), despite being little different from my other knitting books.

5DaynaRT
Redigerat: jan 7, 2010, 4:07pm

Great idea to save this thread from dormancy. Right now I've got 3 books going -

PN Literature (General): The Starfleet Survival Guide

G Geography (General). Atlases. Maps Oxford Atlas of the World

D History (General): Invented Knowledge: False History, Fake Science and Pseudo-religions

6lorax
jan 7, 2010, 4:06pm

Nothing that gets me a new category, alas.

I have a PJ (Sindbad and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights, a QH (Rewilding the World, my current Early Reviewers book, and, well, a PZ (rereading Harry Potter for some badly needed comfort-reading.

7GoofyOcean110
Redigerat: apr 28, 2010, 8:55pm

....and another revival.

TF Nothing like it in the world
DS The amazing adventures of the jewish people
E Half moon

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unclassified?! Wildfire and americans ... it's Dewey 307 .. but I might classify it under CB History of Civilizations, which has the subclass 'Geography and civilization' which I think generally suits the discussion of the book - it's about how American population dispersion (ie sprawl) has led to development in fire-prone areas, putting people at risk.

ETA that only TF will be a new heading for me. Dangit.

8lorax
apr 29, 2010, 12:26am

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The Library of Congress puts Wildfire and Americans in HT.

9GoofyOcean110
apr 29, 2010, 7:59am

That probably makes more sense - HT includes urban planning, suburban cities and towns etc. The book isn't really about civilization, more focused on one aspect of American landscape development.

Oh well - I already have an HT - the death and life of great american cities which is really really fascinating, and still applicable despite its age.

10fundevogel
Redigerat: maj 1, 2010, 3:54pm

I'm reading four books right now, but only one gives me an LC, Wayward Puritans: A study in the Sociology of Deviance (BX). I like it but I'm supposed to be taking notes and I like reading more than taking notes so I tend to pick up one of the other books rather than this one.