Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who gives or offers handsel.

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Examples

  • The Tim O'Brien collection of short stories is a favorite "handseller" of independent bookstores.

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  • Janet Reid writes what is the most oft-repeated phrase among people urging someone else to read something, be they agent, editor, telephone order taker, bookstore handseller, or your mom?

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  • And advance reading copies ARCs are sent to the buyers, so an independent bookseller – who works alongside the buyer or is the handseller on the floor – is more likely to have read it.

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  • You can’t predict which is going to be the best conference of the year, and you can’t predict which bookstore you randomly drop into is going to have the handseller of your dreams, and you can’t predict which random blog post is going to get you that coveted gig on Murderati.

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  • Janet Reid writes "what is the most oft-repeated phrase among people urging someone else to read something, be they agent, editor, telephone order taker, bookstore handseller, or your mom?

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