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Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s librarian: ‘I feel a huge responsibility. I don’t want to screw it up’ 21 Jul 2:00am Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s librarian: ‘I feel a huge responsibility. I don’t want to screw it up’
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The author and Oxford fellow on the joys of the city’s Covered Market, the importance of tea and debating with his daughter I go to sleep quickly. I need a minimum of six hours and I like to be in bed by 11pm. I often wake up in the night, so I’ll go downstairs to get a book – anything from Zadie Smith to John le Carré – to read. I’m awake when the alarm goes off at 6.25am. My wife is an artist, so she has a different routine; in the morning, we converse amicably, but briefly!
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