Meet a Bookseller: Jennifer Wood

It’s Meet a Bookseller Monday! We’re excited to introduce bookseller Jennifer Wood of East City Bookshop in Washington, DC.

How did you get into bookselling?

I worked at a book store in college, 25 years later my friend (one of the owners) convinced me to work for her when she opened ECB.

What do you love most about being a bookseller?

Discovering a great new book, a debut author. Being able to expand my world and views by reading books and hopefully sharing some of this with our customers.

What do you love most about your bookstore?

Everything—it’s the best!

What are you listening to right now?

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

What audiobooks would you recommend or are among your favorites?

Sadie, Lincoln in the Bardo, The Book of Delights, Heartland, Maid, Sing Unburied Sing, Calypso, Heavy, The Hate U Give, If You Come Softly

Where / When do you listen to audiobooks?

In the car, when I knit, when I exercise.

What is your favorite thing about audiobooks through

Best customer service! And you support Indies.

What do you do when you’re not selling books?

Taking care of my family, cooking, walking Lily our k9 rescue, and trying to make time for friends, art and reading/listening to books.

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