About this course

Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights is much more than just a bookshop, and our varied programme of events has twice won us the national ‘Independent Bookshop of the Year’ award.

Life and work at Mr B’s involves a panoply of activities, with most of which the intrepid intern can hope to be involved. When not holding events and book clubs or supplying festivals, we are planning the next ones; so help is often needed liaising with publishers. Reading Year subscriptions involve hand-picking and sending out books for hundreds of customers each month, a huge logistical operation requiring considerable assistance. On other occasions, you may help buy stock, or work on one of the many other aspects of running the business behind the shop; and then there's the actual bookselling, where our passionate sales masterclass is not to be missed...


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