In this episode, I spoke with a Waterstones Bookseller about bookselling, representation in publishing, her favourite books and everything in between.
We discussed her journey to becoming a bookseller and what goes into the job
“I’ve tried to reflect the people that come into our shop…” - Rachael
We discussd why representation is so important and how Waterstones Croydon ensure people feel welcome and represented in the bookstore through the beautiful displays, such as the LGBT display and the BAME displays
Books mentioned: Slay by Brittney Morris, Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi, The Binding by Bridget Collins and The Boy With The Butterfly Mind by Victoria Williamson
“No matter what your life is like, you can always be the hero of your own story.” - Rachael