Although this week marks the beginning of the holiday season, it also means that it is nearing the end of another year of bookselling. 2018 surpassed our expectations in terms of engagement and excitement about books. Here are some of the best things that happened at Bookshop this year:
I am a book voyeur. I often think about those silly movies where someone (usually of the opposite sex) can hear the thoughts of others and it gives them a (so-called) profound sense of human nature. Funny enough, I don’t have much interest in hearing the inner thoughts of my husband, but I do have daydreams about hearing the inner thoughts of book buyers as they make their selections. Why did they pick that book vs. the other one? What was it on the back cover that grabbed someone’s attention? What moved that book group to make that selection?