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message 1: by Bill (new)

Bill Johnston I have a book by Pope Benedict XVI in my list, and when I sort by name it comes out as "XVI, Pope Benedict." I doubt this is intentional, but I don't know how it should be parsed.

Perhaps the same way Jr is used, e.g. "Biggle Jr., Lloyd", so "Benedict XVI, Pope"? I know it's a less-than-perfect analogy.


message 2: by free (new)

free (frdn) | 5172 comments according Librarian Manual, those would be:

under Titles
pope benedict xvi

under Multi-part Surnames and Generational Suffixes
biggle, lloyd, jr.

see here:
https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/2...


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