Booksellers

Are you the only employee in a small, dusty shop, or are you one of many in a huge chain store? Do you find it to be a dangerous occupation, based on the number of books you bring home regularly? Share a great find or gripe.

Do be sensible, lest The Person In Charge (or a crazy customer) recognize you as Dear Employee X and sack you (or come find you at work!)

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
RIP2 unread / 2rocketjk, January 20
Best of D.C.'s indie and used bookstores2 unread / 2Crypto-Willobie, January 12
bookstores in the news12 unread / 12Crypto-Willobie, March 2019
Get rid of bookworms(real ones)2 unread / 2WholeHouseLibrary, July 2018
odd book events1 unread / 1Crypto-Willobie, November 2017
Classics: Their own section or not?16 unread / 16MarthaJeanne, May 2016
RIP Jay Dantry, legendary Pittsburgh bookseller3 unread / 3browsers, May 2016
bookseller stories project1 unread / 1Crypto-Willobie, March 2016
Waterstones... hmmm..3 unread / 3jztemple, December 2015
Petition to save Rizzoli1 unread / 1ziska, January 2014
Book Vendors2 unread / 2cblaker, April 2013
Anyone familiar with Helgi The High-Born? I need pricing ideas!1 unread / 1rocketjk, April 2013
Funny story about bookselling in a small town1 unread / 1rocketjk, November 2012
Anybody familiar with Knee-Deep in Thunder?1 unread / 1rocketjk, May 2012
Advice Needed on Running Events1 unread / 1bostonbibliophile, November 2011
Becoming An Ex-Bookseller3 unread / 3Scott.Leger, July 2011
Funniest. Bookstore. Story. Ever.27 unread / 27cardinal_biggles, June 2011
"inventory control systems" for small Berkeley, CA bookseller1 unread / 1donspark, April 2011
What's the best database/sortware for selling online, etc?3 unread / 3rocketjk, October 2010
Tricky or Wierd Queries11 unread / 11cardinal_biggles, October 2010
Information on Bejamin Books bookstores?1 unread / 1jztemple, August 2010
Librarything Local - Are you going to "claim" your bookstore?4 unread / 4simside, April 2008
advice needed14 unread / 14LeisaWatkins, December 2007
Booksellers Message Board35 unread / 35varielle, November 2007
Imported Books?6 unread / 6nickhoonaloon, September 2007
BEA 2007 Get-Together3 unread / 3kingkama, June 2007
Thesaurus2 unread / 2bookishbunny, April 2007
Crossover Fiction10 unread / 10LSS312, February 2007
ARC-hipelago2 unread / 2avaland, October 2006
ABA Winter Educational Conference1 unread / 1prophetandmistress, October 2006
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