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About meI'm married with two Danish-Australian children, Anna (16) and Carl (13). I work as an international legal advisor for the Danish Institute for Human Rights, with current projects in Vietnam, China, Albania and Central Asia
About my libraryI've enjoyed reading books, for work and for pleasure, as long as I can remember. Its something my parents instilled in me and which I would like to pass on to my own two children.
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Favorite authorsThea Astley, Sergei Dovlatov, George Eliot, Richard Ford, Vasily Grossman, Thomas Hardy, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Bohumil Hrabal, Imre Kertész, Mario Vargas Llosa, Andreï Makine, David Malouf, Orhan Pamuk, Leo Perutz, Raymond Queneau, Joseph Roth, Leonardo Sciascia, W. G. Sebald, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Tarjei Vesaas, Émile Zola (Shared favorites)
Favorite publishersNYRB Classics
Real namePaul Dalton
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJun 12, 2008
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