"Why yes, yes I do."
"You look like a reader."
A customer told me I look like a reader and then asked me what I like to read. I wasn't in the book section; I was behind a cash register. In uniform. Did my glasses give me away? Do book lovers wear glasses? Maybe it's the haircut? The boy-cut-grown-out-then-given-an-impromptu-trim-in-the-bathroom style? Perhaps it was the gray sweater peaking out from beneath my uniform. Gray sweaters--very bookish.
He told me he's a librarian. That's how he spotted me. Maybe we just know our own.