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Industry Museums or Libraries
Occupation Library Assistant
Location Georgia, United States
Introduction Amanda lives on coffee, snark, and capacious Victorian novels. She has an aversion to telephones and communicates by owl exclusively.
Interests Accordion music, Art Nouveau, Beauregard Fitzgerald Capote the dandiest cat around, birds, black eyeliner, books, classic movies, coffee, dinosaurs, fairy tales, funky shoes, Harry Potter, having imaginary conversations with dead authors, Hieronymus Bosch, lip gloss, mythical beasts, poem-scribbling, punk parenting, retro kitsch, sarcasm, singing badly and often, Sir Francis Drake, Sylvia Plath, tattoos, the Precious, Transformers, vodka, yarn, zombies.
Favorite Movies The Birds, Donnie Darko, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Fight Club, Garden State, the Golden Compass, Harry Potter Movies, the Hours, the Innocents, Juno, Life Aquatic, Little Miss Sunshine, Lord of the Rings, Napoleon Dynomite, the Others, Perfume, the Prestige, Pride and Prejudice (Colin Firth version), the Royal Tennenbaums, SLC Punk, Secretary, Transformers, the Uninvited.
Favorite Music Ani DiFranco, Animal Collective, the Apples in Stereo, Arcade Fire, Art Brut, As Tall As Lions, Bat for Lashes, Beirut, Bell Orchestra, Belle and Sebastian, Beulah, Black Kids, Blonde Redhead, the Bravery, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Broadcast, Broken Social Scene, Cat Power, the Clean, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, the Clash, CSS, the Cure, Cursive, the Dandy Warhols, Death Cab for Cutie, the Decemberists, Devendra Banhart, the Doors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Eels, Elefant, Elf Power, Elliot Smith, Enon, Essex Green, Flaming Lips, the Gerbils, Go! Team, the Hives, the Hush Sound, Interpol, Joanna Newsom, Joy Division, Lamb, Lavender Diamond, Le Tigre, Leonard Cohen, the Like, Maccabees, Magnetic Fields, Manchester Orchestra, Marbles, Mason Proper, Metric, the Minders, Modest Mouse, Mum, the National, Neutral Milk Hotel, Nine Black Alps, Of Montreal, Olivia Tremor Control, Pedro the Lion, Pete Yorn, the Pixies, PJ Harvey, Poe, Polyphonic Spree, Portishead, Ra Ra Riot, Radiohead, the Ramones, Regina Spektor, the Shins, Sigur Ros, Silversun Pickups, Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth, Spoon, Sufjan Stevens, System of a Down, Talkdemonic, Thom Yorke, Tokyo Police Club, Tori Amos, Vampire Weekend, White Rose Movement, Wolf Parade, Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Favorite Books Fiction: Alexandre Dumas, Angela Carter, the Brontës, Charles Dickens, Donna Tartt, Edith Wharton, Elizabeth Bowen, E.M. Forster, Evelyn Waugh, George Eliot, Henry James, Jane Austen, Jeanette Winterson, JK Rowling, John Galsworthy, Joyce Carol Oates, JRR Tolkein, Leo Tolstoy, Margaret Atwood, Oscar Wilde, Philip Pullman, Rebecca West, Richard Hughes, Shirley Jackson, Simone de Beauvoir, Sylvia Townsend-Warner, Virginia Woolf. Poets: Anne Sexton, Dylan Thomas, ee cummings, Ezra Pound, H.D., Nick Flynn, Richard Garcia, Sylvia Plath, T.S. Eliot, William Blake, W.B. Yeats.