What Booksellers Hear: 20th Century vs. 21st Century

10 Things Most Frequently Heard by Booksellers in the 20th Century

1. Do you have the new Sidney Sheldon?

2. Where would I find Love Story?

3. Do you have *whispers* The Joy of Sex?

4. Do you have any Albert Kaymuss?

5. Do you sell bookmarks?

6. $5 for a paperback? I’ll just check it out from my library.

7. I saw the author on The Dick Cavett Show.

8. I read a great review of it in The New York Times.

9. I’d love to get together for a drink and talk more about books. Here’s my number.

10. My child reads at an advanced level for his/her age.

 

10 Things Most Frequently Heard by Booksellers in the 21st Century

1. Do you have the new James Patterson?

2. Where would I find Twilight?

3. Do you have *whispers* Glenn Beck’s new book?

4. Do you have any Chuck Palawnianyeck?

5. Do you sell Kindles?

6. $14 for a paperback? I’ll just download it on my Nook.

7. I saw the author on The Daily Show.

8. I read a great review of it on a blog.

9. I’d love to get together for a drink and talk more about books. Here’s my email address, Twitter handle, Tumblr, Google+ profile. I also just sent you a friend request on Facebook.

10. My child reads at an advanced level for his/her age.

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