LOGOS 70 Cause for Debate – 8 Store wars: The case for the chains Elizabeth Sims Before becoming a bookseller, Elizabeth Sims sold vegetables and fruits, and worked as a reporter and photographer. She joined Borders in 1987 as a floor clerk and stayed with the company for ten years, managing stores, then becoming regional director for the West Coast. Her first novel, Holy Hell , was published in January by Alyson Publications. She has written book reviews for the Detroit Free Press , and her short fiction and poetry have appeared in Moving Out and The Smudge . She holds degrees from Michigan State University and Wayne State University, where she won the Tompkins Award for Fiction. Her website is www.elizabethsims.com. During the winter of 1993-94, I managed a Borders Books & Music store in suburban Chicago. One day one of my assistants caught up with me on the sales floor. “You’re going to love this one,” she said. “A customer just told me that somebody some- where went to a chain store and asked if they car- ried The Shipping News . Guess what the clerk said?” “‘Let’s check in periodicals’, right?” The book had come
Logos – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2002
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