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Death of a bookworm foretold: "Current signs are that you will someday be found, presumably by neighborhood children, crushed beneath your TBR pile, long striped feet sticking out from under the books like those of a bibliophiliac Wicked Witch of the East."

Top 10(ish) Books
1. Dorothy Dunnett - the Lymond series
2. David Foster Wallace - A Supposedly Fun Thing I Will Never Do Again
3. Carl Sagan - The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence\The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
4. Umberto Eco - The Name of the Rose
5. Megan Whalen Turner - Queen of Attolia
6. Laura Kinsale - The Shadow and the Star
7. Alison Weir - The Life of Elizabeth I
8. Dorothy Sayers - Gaudy Night
9. Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird
10. Margaret Atwood - The Handmaid's Tale
11. Frank Herbert - Dune*

My life is run by a portly old beagle-mutt, a hyper lab-hound puppy, and a rowdy foundling kitty.

in short: flaming history geek, w/ many addictions: books, movies, shoes, books, SFF (Star Wars, LOTR, HP), books, Francis Crawford of Lymond, costume dramas, books, etc. Did I mention books? Books, yay.

*I know, I know, it's granddaddy of all What These People Need Is a Honky books, but still.
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