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Book Issues > Authors' book(s) not alphabetizing correctly

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message 1: by KF-in-Georgia (new)

KF-in-Georgia | 11 comments With My Books sorted alphabetically, 5 books incorrectly appear before Aaronovitch.

The home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman appears first:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Then four books by Burton Egbert Stevenson:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

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

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

If you can get these books alphabetizing correctly, I'd love it. Thank you for your help.


message 2: by Renske (new)

Renske | 11545 comments It seems someone else has worked on this, as the 'sort by' fields look right for these books.


message 3: by KF-in-Georgia (new)

KF-in-Georgia | 11 comments This has not been fixed. The books still do not sort in alphabetical order. The authors of the first six books on My Books are Goodman, Stevenson, Stevenson, Stevenson, Stevenson, Aaronovitch--in that order.


message 4: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 22174 comments Books can be sorted by title or by author. From your comment, I figure the author sort is not right.

I've fixed Burton Egbert Stevenson. Joanna Goodman is a claimed profile and can't be corrected by Librarians. Someone else has already posted a request for GR Staff to fix it: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 5: by Renske (new)

Renske | 11545 comments I understood it indeed as the titles were the issue, as I found some other books on your shelves were the titles were sorting incorrectly.


message 6: by KF-in-Georgia (new)

KF-in-Georgia | 11 comments Thanks. The Stevenson books have indeed shuffled off the first page of my books. Thank you for that.

I'm less bothered if titles mis-sort. I rarely view the list by title.

And I'll wait patiently for Joanna Goodman's book to get in line.

Thank you so much for your help.


message 7: by John (new)

John (johndaugherty) | 2 comments Books by Goodreads author Kristen Wolf appear in the wrong place in author sort. I would appreciate it if this is corrected.


message 8: by Philip (new)

Philip (burnnerman) | 5913 comments #7 - Only staff can fix information having to do with a GR Author.


message 9: by John (new)

John (johndaugherty) | 2 comments I know. Is this not the right place to post?


Christmas Carol She's So Novel꧁꧂  | 5875 comments John wrote: "I know. Is this not the right place to post?"

No sorry, it's not. Please click on the link in Message #3. If you are not a member of the Feedback group you will need to join. :)


message 11: by Elizabeth (Alaska) (last edited Aug 16, 2018 06:00PM) (new)

Elizabeth (Alaska) | 7153 comments Carol ꧁꧂ wrote: "John wrote: "I know. Is this not the right place to post?"

No sorry, it's not. Please click on the link in Message #3. If you are not a member of the Feedback group you will need to join. :)"


It's in Post #4. But actually, that's just silly. The Feedback group should not be the place to ask for librarian edits. There should be a thread in this group, like the thread for staff about merging GR authors.


message 12: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45482 comments Mod
Actually, the best way to make that sort of request is by using the Contact link on the Help page.

Regardless, this group is not the place, not for claimed profiles. Closing thread.


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