Friday, February 24, 2017

Rookie Booksellers see their Future in Books

The Read - Booksellers NZ

Rookie Booksellers see their Future in Books

by Elizabeth Heritage

It’s a new year and a lot of people are making a new start. With all the bad news we’ve had about the book trade over the past few years, it’s heartening to see people step up to run or buy bookshops in Aotearoa. 

This week, we celebrate the Year of the Rooster by talking to some fledgling (and not so fledgling) booksellers: Barry Weinand of Paper Plus Whangarei, Lincoln Gould of Messines Bookshop (above), Marco Loos of Paper Plus South City, Thomas Koed of Volume Books (store pictured above), and Suzanne Kelsall of Paper Plus Greymouth. Read on.

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