Tracey Mantrone

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About me

Industry Museums or Libraries
Occupation Neighborhood Library Supervisor at the Clinton Hill branch
Location Brooklyn, NY
Introduction My previous online discussions on Brooklyn Book Talk include The Geography of Bliss, The Narcissism Epidemic, Green Metropolis, You Are Not A Gadget,Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture, The Happiness Project,The Suburbanization of New York,Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things, Man Seeks God,Bringing Up Bebe, The Unprejudiced Palate, How to Be A Woman, The Old Ways and The Children of Greene Knowe. I work in Brooklyn, live in Queens, and spend much of my free time in Manhattan.
Interests Urban planning, medieval and Rennaissance music, NYC history, Ancient Rome, urban wildlife, and coffee.
Favorite Music Anything before the 17th century, Celtic world music, English Folk music, traditional Sephardic music.
Favorite Books My favorite authors include Diana Wynne Jones, Rosemary Sutcliffe, L.M. Boston, and Terry Pratchett.