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Alexandra Loske
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I was seriously myopic from early childhood and some family members used to put the blame on me because I was always reading under the duvet with a torch. It didn't put me off. My eyes got worse, but I studied English and German literature and linguistics, trained as a bookseller and later on threw art history into the equation. I moved from Germany to England, mainly because of a poem by Wordsworth, another one by Auden, and many a Victorian novel. I was not disappointed. Daffodils everywhere and everything is a rich shade of green because of all the rain. I found work in a bookshop in Charing Cross Road in London and never looked back. My generous godfather paid for laser surgery and I got my eyes fixed. I no longer work in bookselling but 'once a bookseller, always a bookseller'. I dabble in editing, publishing, translating, teaching, non-fiction writing and it is fair to say that I collect books. My house is bursting at the seams. I secretly admire librarians. They are my heroes.
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Lewes, East Sussex, UK
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Boghandlere: Any Amount of Books, Bags of Books, Bow Windows Bookshop, City Books, Colin Page Antiquarian Books, Henry Pordes Books, Nigel Williams Rare Books, Peter Harrington, PS Brighton, R A Gekoski, Shipley, Skoob Books, The Kemptown Bookshop

Biblioteker: Brighton History Centre, British Library, Lewes Library, National Art Library, Royal College of Art Library, Sir John Soane's Museum Research Library, Staatsbibliothek Berlin - Potsdamer Str., Sussex Archaeological Society Library, Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Düsseldorf, University of Brighton - St Peter's House Library, , University of Sussex Library

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