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Tuesday Thingers: Legacy Libraries

This week's question: Legacy libraries. With which legacy libraries do you share books? Tell us a little about a couple of them and what you share.

I share books with 70 libraries. Here are 10 of them:

Ernest Hemmingway: 74
Carl Sandburg: 56
Karen Blixen: 40
Sylvia Plath: 16
Alfred Deakin: 15
Marilyn Monroe: 14
Flannery O’Connor: 13
F. Scott Fitzgerald, 12
Theodore Dreiser: 10
Isabella Stewart Gardner: 9

As for specific books, Tupac Shakur and I share a few: The Prince, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Moby Dick, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintainance, and The Catcher in the Rye. Hemmingway and I share 74 books in common, including some surprises: Anya Seton's Katherine, Jessica Mitford's Hons and Rebels, The Gangs of New York, by Herbert Asbury, a number of Agatha Christie mysteries, Jamaica Inn, by Daphne DuMaurier, The Well of Lonliness, by Radclyffe Hall; and Peyton Place, by Grace Metalious.


Meghan said…
Hemingway had some really interesting books, didn't he? I thought it was cool he had The Once and Future King.

- medieval bookworm
Sandra said…
Hemingway seems to match the most books in quite a few libraries. My first Tueday Thingers is now posted. Funny that I haven't heard of Alfred Deakin or Isabella Stewart Gardner. I better look them up.
Yvonne said…
Wow, you share alot of books! That's great.
nicchic said…
Looks like I share the in common with Eeva-Liisa Manner. Interesting, thought I would share the most with Ernest Hemmingway. Very neat feature on LT.

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