Vice Magazine - VICE FASHION - SWEDISH LIBRARIANS:
Ofelia Librarian at Folkbibliotek, Stockholm—I like to read biographies and fictional novels. I’m very fond of Joanne Harris, especially of her book Chocolat. People tease me about it but I can’t help it—I’m a sucker for French vineyards, romance and I like the slow tempo in her books.
When I was a teenager I read a book on the life of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, one of my favourite French painters. It was the kind of reading experience I will never forget. I read for two days without sleeping, I couldn’t put it aside—I had to know what would happen to him next, and when I was done I couldn’t stop crying. My mum got really worried about me. I even went to Paris to see where he had lived. I really loved that book back then, but I’m not sure if I would react the same way now.