usedbuyer 2.0

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation Bookseller
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Introduction I'm a bookseller and a used books buyer of more than 30 years experience and a lifelong bibliophile. I've been married in all but legality to my husband Allen for more than 35 years.
Interests reading, eating, smoking, repeat
Favorite Movies Lawrence of Arabia, The Old Maid, All About Eve, Children of Paradise, The River, Witness for the Prosecution, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Auntie Mame, Cross Creek, Top Hat, The Band Wagon, City of God, The Circus, City Lights, Great Expectations, The Leopard, Longtime Companions, Brokeback Mountain, The Women
Favorite Music Rosemary Clooney, Blossom Dearie, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hart, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Joe Williams, Bobby Short, Lou Rawls, Etta James, Alberta Hunter, Anita O'Day, Celia Cruz
Favorite Books Essays of Elia, Charles Lamb, The Golden Bowl, Henry James, David Copperfield, Charles Dickens, Max Beerbohm, George Bernard Shaw, Barbara Pym, Elizabeth Gaskell, Anthony Trollope, William Makepeace Thackeray, Nancy Mitford, Jessica Mitford, Evelyn Waugh, Iris Murdoch, Rumer Godden, Anita Brookner, Aldous Huxley, G. K. Chesterton, Henry Fielding, Denton Welch, Mario Vargas LLosa, Jorge Amado, Naguib Mahfouz, Shusaku Endo, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Mark Twain, Eudora Welty, Thomas Hardy, H. L. Mencken, Guy de Maupassant, Samuel Beckett, W. H. Auden, Christopher Isherwood, Muriel Spark, Victor Hugo, Ivy Compton Burnett, Colette, Penelope Fitzgerald, friedrich Durrenmatt, Janet Frame, Coleman Dowell, David Plante, Brian Bouldrey, Kamala Markandaya, Penelope Lively, Dawn Powell, Henry Green, L. P. Hartley, William Hazlitt, James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, William Shakespeare, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Ward Just, William Maxwell, Joseph Mitchell, Walter Scott, Alexandre Dumas, Balzac, Lytton Strachey, Quentin Crisp, Jonathan Swift, Laurence Sterne, Robert Louis Stevenson, Richard Steele, Philip Larkin, Joseph Addison, Jane Austen, Thomas Carlyle, George Gordan Byron, Francis Bacon, Ronald Firbank, Ford Madox Ford, E. M. Forster, Tobias Smollett, Joseph Epstein, Seamus Heaney, Cseslaw Milosz, Cavafy, Wendell Barry, Salmon Rushdie, Reynolds Price, Peter Taylor, Vladimir Nabokov, Christine Stead, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Stendhal, Marcel Proust, Robert Penn Warren, Michel Tournier, Angus Wilson, Florence King, Dorothy Parker, Walker Percy, Kenzaburo Oe, Elizabeth Taylor, Yukio Mishima, William Trevor, V. S. Pritchett, Ivan Turgenev, Siegfried Sassoon, Edward Lear, L. Frank Baum, Robert Browning, Augustine Birrell, E. V. Lucas