General Episodes

General

Elizabeth Barnhill

Elizabeth and I discuss her job as a book buyer at the indie bookstore Fabled Bookshop and Café, what the job entails, the fortuitous way she landed the job, her favorite genres, how she decides what to buy, how bookstores should be “windows and mirrors,” and more.

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Katie Fulton and Desiree Bourkan

Katie and Desiree join me today to discuss bookstagram (book accounts on Instagram), how they got started, developing relationships with publishers, the best and worst things about the platform, the books they loved and some they didn’t, and much more.

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Heather Caliendo - Book Club Chat

Heather discusses how she started Book Club Chat, her favorite and least favorite aspects of what she does, how she decides which books to select, her favorite genres, recent changes and trends in the publishing industry, celebrity book clubs and more.

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Kathleen Carter

Kathleen discusses how she became a literary publicist and eventually started her own firm, a typical day as a publicist, her favorite part of the job, trends in the book industry, the effects of the pandemic on the book world, celebrity book clubs and m...