In this post, Molly Odintz, the Associate Editor for CrimeReads, offers some hard earned advice to holiday shoppers from her past life as a “cranky bookseller”.
Observing that the “ordinary etiquette of shopping doesn’t quite cut it during the capitalist extravaganza that is the Christmas shopping season,” Ms. Odintz lists 15 dos and don’ts to help shoppers avoid a “customer faux-pas” that might ruin the holiday mood at your favorite bookshop.
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.