After four years spent studying economics, preparing myself to enter the business world, it came as a surprise to many that I chose to pursue my masters in book publishing here at Portland State University. With the common misconception flying about that the publishing industry is dying, how could this decision possibly make economic sense? […]
The best part is the finding of a book that you’re really excited about. I see anywhere from 400 to 500 books in a season, of which I read about 80-100. I try to give my enthusiasm to the book buyer so that they can bring a book into their store and hopefully be just as excited when they try to sell it to their customer. So, for me, it’s the discovery of new books.