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"An Alphabetical Life" is Wendy Werris' memoir of her time in the book trade. As the book business changes so does her life She works for an independent book store, signs on with... Read morePublished on August 18, 2010 by Stephanie Patterson
Look, if Wendy Werris had been my mom, I would have found this an absorbing and delightful read. It details how she got into the business of flogging books and contains a few... Read morePublished on February 4, 2010 by Caraculiambro
I'm a big sucker for books about bookstores. Or books about books in general. Needless to say, when I stumbled across Werris's memoir on sale, I snatched it up immediately. Read morePublished on December 1, 2009 by A Bookshelf Monstrosity
A good start and a great finish, but lagged a bit in the middle. You have to be very interested in hearing about people in the book business that you've never heard of to enjoy... Read morePublished on August 26, 2009 by Sergio
This is a memoir about Werris's life journey through the book world. Werris started by working for her local, indie bookstore and eventually moved into the male-dominated world of... Read morePublished on August 6, 2008 by G. Dawson
I'd never heard of Wendy Werris, but this woman writes like someone who's been doing it all her life. It must be all those books she's read, a kind of osmosis. Read morePublished on April 12, 2008 by Timothy J. Bazzett
Anyone who has worked in a bookstore or in publishing will find much that resonates in this book, especially the sales reps. Read morePublished on February 18, 2008 by Jean Sue Libkind
A contender for "Best Read of 2007" and it's only March!
Her anecdotes are funny where they should be, and serious where that's important. Read more
This book was in excellent condition and was delivered promptly and in good condition.Published on January 3, 2007 by Village Kid