Bookie's Staff

Keith Lewis, Owner

Keith Lewis has been the owner of Bookie's since 2015. He is a former Chicago Public Schools English teacher.

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Carrie C., Manager

Carrie believes in fostering a fun and energetic atmosphere. She loves to read high fantasy, historical fiction, and true crime. Swing by to check our her shelf for updated recommendations curated to her tastes!

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Mary K., Bookseller

Mary's been with Bookie's for the past three years. You can find her tripping over stacks of books or laughing at funny titles in the aisles. She prefers hard science fiction, new age, LGBTQ+ studies, fantasy, and dystopias. Check our her shelf for recommendations!

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Brianna F., Bookseller

Brianna has years of bookselling experience, and it shows in her friendly demeanor and willingness to assist customers find a good book. She loves reading historical fiction, romance, and literary fiction.

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Susan C., Bookseller

Susan likes to say she knows two things like the back of her hand: Beverly (and all of its inhabitants) and books. She reads a new book every week, favoring, in particular, thrillers, historical fiction, and family sagas. 

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Dave M., Bookseller

Transplanted from Missouri to Chicago, Dave became a core team member shortly after his move. He prefers psychological fiction, science fiction, and graphic novels.

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Adan A., Bookseller

Adan believes in an efficient work environment and reflects that in his hardworking attitude. He specializes in literary fiction, short fiction, and graphic novels. As a teacher, he can help you find appropriate titles for your classrooms or your children. Check out his shelf for some great reads!

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Lexi S., Bookseller

Meet Lexi, our newest hire! She loves helping customers find a book, even if they're not yet sure what they're looking for! She specializes in young adult fiction and non-fiction, poetry, and fantasy.

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Grace M., Seasonal Bookseller

One of our seasonal employees, Grace has been with us for the past several years. She loves historical fiction, literary fiction, collections of essays, and assorted non-fiction.

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