Meet the Bookseller: Mik

How long have you worked at BookPeople? 

Nine months

What is your favorite thing about working here?

The sweet notes customers leave in “Order Comments” on our website

If you could be any animal, what would you be?

A tree frog!

What book will you continue to reread throughout your life? 

The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. LeGuin

What is your favorite literary quote?

“So it goes.” – Kurt Vonnegut

Who’s the most exciting person you’ve met through BookPeople?    

Neil Gaiman (a.k.a. my bestie)

You have a time machine and one week to spend in any historical era. Where/when would you go?

I would go to the city of Cahokia (where St. Louis, MO is now) in the 12th century.

What would you like inscribed on your tombstone?

Veni, legi, vici

What are you watching on Netflix right now?

Violet Evergarden

What was your favorite book as a child? 

As a kid- The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka

What’s your favorite book at this very moment?

Now- The Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

2 thoughts on “Meet the Bookseller: Mik

  1. I haven’t read that book by LeGuin, but I love her stuff. So glad I read this post, so now I can check her out.

  2. Mik is one of the kindest, bravest people I know and their consideration of others is a model I aspire to.

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