Staff Picks

Barbara's Bookstore's many staff members are eager to share their vast knowledge (and opinions) with you, the reading public and our valued customers. Here are a few of picks:


GeorgetteThe manager of our bookstore in the Burr Ridge Village Center, Georgette has been selling (and reading) books for most of her professional career. A true expert.



RickRick is now at the helm of the BookMarket in Glenview after time spent at our Willis Tower operation. He is moving rapidly to put his stamp on the bookstore. Rick enjoys engaging visitors in conversation and is eager to make a recommendation.

ChrisChris has spent many hours, days, weeks, months and years around books in our bookstores. He has a unique insider's perspective on trends and has his own personal opinions on what we should be reading. Chris helps us operate the Book Market at Hangar One in Glenview.

Matt"Matt, a true connoisseur of popular literature, both fiction and non. Matt operates Barbara's at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in the Galter Pavilion.



JoseThough the Barbara's Bookstore at Macy's demands on Jose are great, he somehow finds the time to satisfy his appetite for the written word. Jose recommends:



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