Monday, December 07, 2015

Aaron Hicklin Wants You to Read More Books

Although my charms are seemingly lost on him, Out magazine editor in chief Aaron Hicklin's new Sullivan County bookstore -- where everything is a recommendation -- sounds delightful!

T Magazine writes: 
Hicklin aims to make bookselling more selective and personal — in other words, everything that Amazon is not — by attaching familiar names to titles and having them explain why those books have shaped them. “I approach people who, I think, practice their craft really well,” Hicklin said. “They’re not celebrities so much as celebrated individuals who do what they do excellently. The books are a reflection of their development and their evolution. But they’re also just great recommendations.”
Read HERE.

Visit the store's official website HERE.

And get an idea of the curated approach with John Waters' list of his Top 10 Books HERE.

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