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Are These Books Organized Autobiographically?

 by Michael Rowe

Tags: Media, Roxane Gay, books, libraries, collections, HTMLGIANT,


If you’ve seen the film High Fidelity, you may remember the scene where John Cusack’s character, Rob Gordon, explains his autobiographical cataloguing system for his vinyl collection. He indexes his records by mentally tagging them with neurotic pieces of personal information. It’s a tad obsessive—and totally comprehensible. Over at HTMLGIANT, Roxane Gay reveals an autobiographical index of her book collection:


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