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Booksellers Rock! Whitney Spotts, Schuler Books & Music

June 3, 2014 • 1 Comment Photo credit: Devroe Teed Name: Whitney Spotts. Job title: Author Events Coordinator. Bookstore: Schuler Books & Music. Brief Bio: I am a former ballet-dancing-choir-singing-volleyball-player with a Masters from University of London, Goldsmith’s College in 20th Century English Lit. I…


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Booksellers Rock! Megan Sullivan, Harvard Book Store

4 Comments August 8, 2012 • 4 Comments Name: Megan Sullivan Bookstore: Harvard Book Store Title: Head Buyer Brief Bio: I started working at HBS part time in 1999 while going to graduate school. The bookstore life appealed to me more than the…


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Lucky 7: Armchair Travel

6 Comments April 9, 2012 • 6 Comments Armchair Travel Spring is here, and there’s no better time to dream about escaping to far off destinations. Paris, Venice, Buenos Aires, Hawaii—the world is your oyster, and these seven armchair travel titles are ready…


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Publication Day: Paris Was Ours at Idlewild Books

23 Comments February 8, 2011 • 23 Comments To celebrate the publication day of Penelope Rowlands’ fabulous Paris Was Ours, we’re giving away three copies. Just leave a comment here or on our Facebook page to enter. The anthology features essays by David…


November 9, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Nancy Olson, Quail Ridge Books

3 Comments November 9, 2010 • 3 Comments Quail Ridge is the major independent bookstore in Raleigh, NC–hometown of David and Amy Sedaris. It was voted the Best Bookstore of the Year by Publishers Weekly about a decade ago, and rightly so–you can’t…


November 8, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Land Arnold, Flyleaf Books

2 Comments November 8, 2010 • 2 Comments Jamie Fiocco, Sarah Carr, and Land Arnold at Flyleaf Books. Courtesy of Chapel Hill Magazine. Photo by Briana Brough The Triangle area of North Carolina—Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill—is famous for a lot of things:  stellar…