Our Staff

Owner and Proprietor: James M. Hall

Manager: Amy Hesselink

Assistant Manager/Buyer: Mimi Hannan

Mimi loves books, especially contemporary fiction, and boxes of advanced reader copies of books fill her with glee. She also loves bunnies, delights in growing veggies, adores a bald, bespectacled man named Mark, and lives to exchange kawaii gifs with her coworkers.

Antiquarian Book Consultant: Jim Catley

The former owner of William James Bookseller in Port Townsend, WA, Jim helps La Playa Books immensely with his 30 years of bookselling knowledge especially in rare books and collectibles.