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Muhammad Ali and the Most Expensive Book

One of the questions many new booksellers have as they are learning the ins and outs at a bookstore, is, "what is the most expensive book you've ever seen?" All of the seasoned employees take a stab, usually naming overpriced coffee table books that get...

2014 Barnes & Noble Flashback

VIDEO ONLY AVAILABLE ON LIVING DAYTON WEBSITE   Aw. I miss you, Vanessa! Man, I loved going on The Living Dayton Show every month. I remember that before we filmed this segment, everyone on set was freaking out because they thought I had brought real wine. Apparently,...

The Rag Man – Barnes & Noble Creeps

Loooong ago in 2001, I was working in my first large bookstore (after a stint at B. Dalton) when I started to notice one regular. Now, I was new so I wasn't familiar with this seemingly nice man who would sit in the comfy chairs...

Adios, Living Dayton

VIDEO ONLY AVAILABLE ON LIVING DAYTON WEBSITE My last Living Dayton Show at Barnes and Noble and only two weeks left in the store. I was sad on the inside but cheesing so much on the outside, only because I had already drank an entire cup...

Borders Flips to Chapter 11

I remember a few years ago, I was lucky enough to attend another yearly manager's meeting for B&N in Orlando Florida. I knew what to expect after going through the ringer the year before. Rooming with a fellow manager in a swanky hotel, publishers using...

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