Book Hand-Sell Contest

By Jason Boog Comment

montreal 1.jpgIn the Age of and Internet shopping, the hand-sell seems like an antiquated skill. This month, Unbridled Books and NetGalley will reward three booksellers for their hand-sell pitches–giving away three Sony Readers for prizes.

To participate, US booksellers must build a customer pitch for Emily St. John Mandel’s debut novel, “Last Night in Montreal.” The book can be downloaded at NetGalley.

Here’s more from the release: “If you want to participate, please email Unbridled Books Sales Director Steven Wallace at with your handselling pitch. Please include your name, your store name and full contact information, including email and phone number. In the email subject line, please reference SONY READER/NETGALLEY Promotion.”