White Reading Lady Secret Bookseller logo on red background

 

One of the first things I was told as a rookie bookseller many years ago was the following old chestnut: 

 

  • The Customer Is Always Right.

 

I was also told:

 

  • Don’t spend too much time on the toilet.
  • Don’t wear a short skirt if you’re doing a window display and
  • Nobody wants to see your armpits.

 

My UK Bookselling Diploma thus obtained, I was now clearly ready to hit the shop floor.

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