Bookselling 101: So You Want to Be a Buyer

    Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
    9:30am to 10:30am
    Room: 
    Cotton Row

    What are the skills you need to be a successful book buyer? A panel of experts will provide a look into the world of the buyer, from forming publisher relationships to managing budgets, all while balancing the art and science behind the choices they make.

    Mark Laframboise, Politics and Prose Bookstore (Washington, D.C.); Stephen Sparks, Point Reyes Books (Point Reyes Station, CA); Kathi Kirby, Powell's Books (Portland, OR); Moderated by Jenny Cohen, Waucoma Bookstore (Hood River, OR)

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