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July 08, 2008


Absolutely! As a bookstore employee, I actually make it a personal mission to read works by authors like Danielle Steele and Nora Roberts, not merely from a commercial standpoint (those definitely move fast on the shelves) but also in an effort to relate to customers and make recommendations. I wasn't required to, but I think it's sort of a shame if bookstore employees don't - like waitstaff who are encouraged to try all the specials.

But then again, I'm an American Culture major - I consider it part of my continuing education ;)

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