Booksellers Rock! Stacie Michelle Williams at Boswell Book Company

December 6, 2011 • 10 Comments Name: Stacie Michelle Williams Bookstore: Boswell Book Company Title: We’re still working on one, but I do a lot with author events Brief Bio.: A lifelong bibliophile who taught herself to read by age 5 and self-recorded…


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Booksellers Rock! Josh Christie, Sherman’s Books and Stationery

2 Comments September 21, 2011 • 2 Comments Name: Josh Christie Bookstore: Sherman’s Books and Stationery, Freeport Title: Bookseller Brief Bio: Josh Christie started his career in bookselling in 2004, working as a frontline bookseller at Sherman’s Books and Stationery in Camden, Maine.…


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Booksellers Rock! John Peck, Diesel Bookstore

1 Comment August 2, 2011 • 1 Comment Name: John Peck Bookstore: Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland Title: Events Coordinator Brief Bio: I believe in good, old-fashioned pursuits: letterpress printing, good honest punk rock, magazines made out of paper, and post-ironic social media-friendly…


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Booksellers Rock! Liberty Hardy, RiverRun Bookstore

3 Comments July 11, 2011 • 3 Comments Name: Liberty Hardy Bookstore: RiverRun Bookstore Title: Book Slinger Brief Bio: Voracious velocireader. General mischief maker. Currently manning the switchboard in the Write Place, Write Time secret volcano lair ( What books recently rocked my…


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Booksellers Rock! Emily Crowe, Odyssey Bookshop

6 Comments June 15, 2011 • 6 Comments Name: Emily Crowe Bookstore: Odyssey Bookshop Title: Assistant Manager/Buyer/Bookseller/Big Kahuna Brief Bio: I’ve worked several venues in the book world ever since I left grad school, including as a publisher sales rep, at a library,…


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Booksellers Rock! Debra Linn, Books & Books

7 Comments May 18, 2011 • 7 Comments Debra Linn is a Miami Beach native and former newspaper sports editor (17 years and lived to tell!) who found her way to Books & Books five years and four new stores ago.  A part-time…


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Booksellers Rock! Jay D. Peterson, Magers & Quinn Booksellers

3 Comments March 4, 2011 • 3 Comments Per Petterson (author of Out Stealing Horses) with Jay. . Jay Peterson, an expert in the art of napping, has been the store manager at Magers and Quinn Booksellers in uptown Minneapolis for over 9…


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Booksellers Rock! Stan Hynds, Northshire Bookstore

1 Comment February 2, 2011 • 1 Comment What books recently rocked my world: The Anthologist, by Nicholson Baker Year of Our Lord, by T. R. Pearson and Langdon Clay . Best damn event(s) we’ve hosted: In 2003, after Laura Bush canceled a…


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Booksellers Rock! Sheryl Cotleur, Book Passage

No Comments January 13, 2011 • No Comments Sheryl Cotleur has spent 25 years in bookselling, working up through the ranks doing just about everything. She's spent the last 5 years as Head Buyer for both Book Passage stores (Corte Madera & San…


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Booksellers Rock! Rob Dougherty, Clinton Book Shop

No Comments December 20, 2010 • No Comments Rob Dougherty What books recently rocked my world: Nothing Left To Burn by Jay Varner (suck-up alert), Room by Emma Donoghue, Innocent Monster by Reed Farrel Coleman, and Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King.…