The cover really attracted me and I enjoyed reading this memoir of a life in the book business. An Alphabetical Life begins with nineteen year old Wendy getting a job in a bookstore instead of going to college. She has a breezy style even when talking about tough things. And I really like the title too.
I was remembering my days working in a bookstore when I was at university. I liked working there because, among other things, I could read books when things weren't too busy. But what I loved the best was opening the boxes of new books and seeing what treasures there were inside.