According to this post the Turning the Tide book store in Saskatoon has opened a new chapter. In launching a satellite location at the Come Clean Laundromat in Regina, the hope is that book lovers will start visiting the laundromat to find a good read. And why not? As Turning the Tide owner Peter Garden says “maybe some people are coming to buy books and they have a basket of dirty laundry that they can bring down with them too” … “two birds with one stone.”
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.