Introducing: Elisha Minehan


Name: Elisha Minehan

Role at Vic Books: Bookseller   

The book you are reading right now: White Girls by Hilton Als 

Favourite book of 2015: The Chimes by Anna Smaill – rightfully our NZ contender for the booker.

Favourite quote of the moment: From Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost “…when everything else is gone, you can be rich in loss.”

How long have you worked at Vic Books? 4 Days! 

What made you want to work in a bookshop? A liberal arts degree and a desire to not have a “real job”.

Tell us about your first day at Vic Books: I was lucky enough to get the ball rolling with stock take on my first day. Counting the Vic Books 4 colour pen was a real highlight. And also: Busy!

What is it about bookshops that you enjoy the most? The feeling of being surrounded by ideas.

What are the best parts of working for Vic Books? Coffee! (oh and the books and the people)

Favourite moment at Vic Books of 2015:  … Free Coffee!


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