Tags : Book Group

Time With Steinbeck at Swan’s Fine Books

Jim laughingly read the fortune from the newly-cracked cookie. “Good books are friends who are always ready to talk to us.” We’d just grabbed a quick bite at the new Chinese place around the corner, having locked up the store after our first evening discussion group. Jim (formerly known as James M. Dourgarian, ABAA), had […]Read More

Working with Book Clubs

Book clubs are a great constant source of clientele for a bookstore.  I chatted with Julie Robinson of Literary Affairs about  hints for how bookstores can better serve book club members and tap into that book loving audience.  Julie is a professional book group facilitator who runs dozens of monthly book groups, in addition to […]Read More