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message 1: by Peter (new)

Peter Mathews (pdmathews) | 205 comments When I sort my library by ascending author name, for some reason this book comes at the top:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Clearly "Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre" should not come before the "A" authors, so something is wrong here that I can't see.


message 2: by Abcdarian (last edited Mar 21, 2018 07:11PM) (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments I think it should be fixed now; the sort-by name which should all be lower-case had capital letters, which I believe throws off the system. If that didn't do it, please post again.


message 3: by Peter (new)

Peter Mathews (pdmathews) | 205 comments That seems to have worked. Thank you.


message 4: by Artem (new)

Artem Lukianov | 6 comments I am having the same problem with

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

The name of the author is shown in English for me, but when I sort my read shelve by author's name, the book pops up last. I want Kotsiubynsky to go under K, but the website puts under W.


message 5: by Renske (new)

Renske | 10803 comments 4 Done


message 6: by Angela (new)

Angela (parasolofdoom) | 6 comments Kurt Andersen and Kayleen Schaefer are both sorting before Aa- author names. Usually it's just a space in front of the surname in the sort author field but I cannot fix either of these with regular librarian status.


message 7: by [deleted user] (last edited Mar 28, 2018 06:01PM) (new)

Angela wrote: "Kurt Andersen and Kayleen Schaefer are both sorting before Aa- author names. Usually it's just a space in front of the surname in the sort author field but I cannot..."

re-posted here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/... Since they are claimed profiles they need to be taken care of by staff. That thread in the FB group seems to be the way to get it done.


message 8: by Angela (new)

Angela (parasolofdoom) | 6 comments Thanks Corinne -- I thought maybe a super-librarian could, appreciate you redirecting it to the appropriate place!


message 9: by [deleted user] (new)

Maybe they could but they seem to direct us there and you might want to bookmark that thread, I always have a hard time finding it.


message 10: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42076 comments Mod
Superlibrarians do not have the ability to make any edits to claimed author profiles.


message 11: by Angela (new)

Angela (parasolofdoom) | 6 comments Thanks for clarifying! I'll look there in the future.


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