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About meI read PPE, which explains all the political theory and philosophy books. I'm a barrister, which explains all the nerdy law books.

About my libraryThe amount of Agatha Christie I own borders on the tragic.

GroupsExistentialism, Folio Society devotees, Infinite Jesters, Lawyers, Oxonians, Political Philosophy, Proust

Favorite authorsChinua Achebe, Alan Bennett, Albert Camus, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoevsky, E. M. Forster, Doris Lessing, Karl Marx, Iris Murdoch, Vladimir Nabokov, George Orwell, Marcel Proust, Jean-Paul Sartre, William Shakespeare, Leo Tolstoy, David Foster Wallace, Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBlackwell's Oxford, Daunt Books - Marylebone, Grove Bookshop & Music, London Review Bookshop, National Gallery Sainsbury Wing shop, Oxford University Press Bookshop, Salts Mill, Shakespeare and Company (Paris), The Folio Society, The QI Bookshop [closed], Waterstone's Leeds, Wildy & Sons - Main Shop

Favorite librariesBodleian Library, Codrington Library, Lincoln's Inn Library, Magdalen College, Oxford University - New Library

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