Kara McQueen

Kara McQueen is the shop manager at Readings Doncaster.

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The best art & design books of 2018

by Kara McQueen

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 art and design books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2018 here.) Chromatopia by David Coles

This striking book reveals the origin stories of over fifty of the mos…

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Meet the bookseller with Kara McQueen

by Kara McQueen

Kara McQueen recently stepped into the role of shop manager at Readings Doncaster. Here, she shares the authors she’d invite to a dinner party, and explains why customer queries make her nervous. Why did you decide to work in books?

I don’t think I ever consciously decided to work in books – books chose me. I’ve always been an avid reader and one of my very first jobs was bookselling. When I …

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