I think most writers are major bibliophiles. Seriously, how else would you get into the field in the first place? Although it would make pretty entertaining (and ironic) smalltalk.
STRANGER: What do you do for a living?
AUTHOR: Oh, I write.
STRANGER: Really? That’s interesting. You mean like articles or blogs?
AUTHOR: No, books. Fiction.
STRANGER: Wow! You must love to read.
AUTHOR: God, no.