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Booksellers Rock! John Peck, Diesel Bookstore

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 (www.writeplacewritetime.tumblr.com).
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

6 Comments May 18, 2011 • 6 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

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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 years. He is also a board member and volunteer…

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February 2, 2011

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

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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

What books recently rocked my world:
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The View From Lazy Point by Carl Safina – one of the best writers out there on the natural world, particularly oceans, this book is a careful observation…

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Booksellers Rock! Rob Dougherty, Clinton Book Shop

No Comments December 20, 2010 • No Comments

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.

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Best…

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December 6, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Emma Straub, BookCourt

No Comments December 6, 2010 • No Comments

Emma Straub is a native New Yorker. Her debut collection of short stories, Other People We Married, will be published by FiveChapters Books in February. She works at BookCourt, one of Brooklyn’s finest independent bookstores,…

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November 19, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Michele Filgate, RiverRun Books

1 Comment November 19, 2010 • 1 Comment

Michele Filgate is the Events Coordinator at RiverRun Books in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She recently made New Hampshire Magazine‘s “It List” for 2010. Michele is a writer and a book critic, and a member of…

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