Alumnus of the month - Matt House

Dec 11th, 2017

Janet Harron

Alumnus of the month - Matt House

Entrepreneur Matt House of Broken Books is our alumnus of the month. A former Memorial University of Newfoundland Seahawk (cross-country) and the holder of a BA from the Memorial University Department of English, an MA from MUN's folklore department AND a BEd.

"Amazon sells books, but they are not a bookstore. There's a big difference. A bookstore is an experience. You peruse the shelves; you have a coffee; you talk to the staff and patrons; you might even plot a socialist revolution. Amazon doesn't provide that experience. And Chapters sells more candles and cushions and beer kits than books now. What a strange place." Read more about Matt here -


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