Reading man

one who reads much; hence, in the English universities, a close, industrious student.

See also: Reading

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
here's something for you," called out the reading man next moment.
He is a clever man, a reading man; and I confess, that I do consider his attaching himself to her with some surprise.
He kept his eyes turned upon the reading man, ready to warn him to silence the moment that the fellow discovered him; but so deeply immersed was the sailor in the magazine that the Russian came, unobserved, to the forecastle floor.
And while tonight's visit to Spotland will come too soon for the on-loan Reading man, Ross left open the possibility that McNulty could be back in training later this week ahead of Saturday's home game against AFC Wimbledon.
I recommend reading Man Kind: Our Incredible War on Wildlife, a 1974 book by the late Cleveland Amory, founder and president of The Fund for Animals.
Mings immediately gestured for the Reading man to receive treatment following the clash and issued a swift apology.
The former Reading man is the league's leading marksman with ten goals in 11 starts and his composure in the final third may prove the difference.
Williams returned to the squad for the first time at Manchester City last week after a hard summer of rehabilitation, and the former Reading man is confident he is ready to take his spot in the squad for tonight's clash at the bet365 Stadium.
"It was a good point considering how bad the pitch was and the officials being terrible," said the Reading man (left).
Although he will look at ways of improving the Baggies' scouting network, the former Reading man has no problems working alongside those already at the club.