The filing cabinet at HarperCollins offices is a good place for some “me time.” 

The filing cabinet at HarperCollins offices is a good place for some “me time.” 

Sometimes you have to get out of the office and into the bookstore. Two Harper marketers found a stately nook at Parnassus in Nashville a couple weeks back.

Sometimes you have to get out of the office and into the bookstore. Two Harper marketers found a stately nook at Parnassus in Nashville a couple weeks back.

A return from paternity leave means a return to office reading nooks. This particular space is cold but extremely well-lit, like the Arctic in Summer. 
Reading: FROZEN IN TIME by Mitchell Zuckoff, which can’t be recommended enough and which will be available for sale on April 23.

A return from paternity leave means a return to office reading nooks. This particular space is cold but extremely well-lit, like the Arctic in Summer. 

Reading: FROZEN IN TIME by Mitchell Zuckoff, which can’t be recommended enough and which will be available for sale on April 23.

When the reader is small enough, the book IS the nook. 

Reading: CRYPTONOMICON. The fist pump is actually in response to something relatively minor. This baby is just enthusiastic about everything.

When the reader is small enough, the book IS the nook.

Reading: CRYPTONOMICON. The fist pump is actually in response to something relatively minor. This baby is just enthusiastic about everything.

When the Harper Office Reading Nook guy (MF) has an adorable new baby named Oliver, Baby Reading Nooks are soon to follow.

When the Harper Office Reading Nook guy (MF) has an adorable new baby named Oliver, Baby Reading Nooks are soon to follow.

Nobody pays attention to the garbage. Use this to your advantage, especially on days like Valentine’s day when used packaging abounds.
Reading: Hidden in Plain Sight by Jan Chipchase

Nobody pays attention to the garbage. Use this to your advantage, especially on days like Valentine’s day when used packaging abounds.

Reading: Hidden in Plain Sight by Jan Chipchase

You can hide inside the lectern in the big conference room for whole afternoons at a time and go completely unnoticed. But be careful: if you are discovered, accusations of corporate espionage are sure to fly. 
Reading: The Death of Bees

You can hide inside the lectern in the big conference room for whole afternoons at a time and go completely unnoticed. But be careful: if you are discovered, accusations of corporate espionage are sure to fly. 

Reading: The Death of Bees

The kitchen is a high-traffic area. If you plan to read in it, make sure to tuck yourself someplace where you won’t be in the way.
Reading: THE FUTURE OF FOOD. 

The kitchen is a high-traffic area. If you plan to read in it, make sure to tuck yourself someplace where you won’t be in the way.

Reading: THE FUTURE OF FOOD. 

Between the window and the wall there is a space just wide enough to stand in. Breathing is difficult, and reading is nearly impossible. To make this nook manageable it’s best to choose a very small book like Stephanie LaCava’s An Extraordinary Theory of Objects. 

Between the window and the wall there is a space just wide enough to stand in. Breathing is difficult, and reading is nearly impossible. To make this nook manageable it’s best to choose a very small book like Stephanie LaCava’s An Extraordinary Theory of Objects. 

There is nothing so full of promise as a closet full of galleys. It’s like a nursery: these infant books have no net sales or disappointing reviews or average-star-ratings anywhere. Just being among them makes one feel as though the possibilities are endless.
Reading: THE ART OF THINKING CLEARLY by Rolf Dibelli

There is nothing so full of promise as a closet full of galleys. It’s like a nursery: these infant books have no net sales or disappointing reviews or average-star-ratings anywhere. Just being among them makes one feel as though the possibilities are endless.

Reading: THE ART OF THINKING CLEARLY by Rolf Dibelli