BOSTON BOOK COMPANY STAFFAT THE RARE BOOK SHOP (Jamaica Plain):
Charles Vilnis, a graduate of Yale University, has studied at Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in Japanese Literature. Fluent in Japanese, he is a recognized expert in the field of Japanese printing. He is the past President of the New England Chapter of the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America as well as a member of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and the Massachusetts And Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers.
Helen Kelly, a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, is a former Governor and current member of the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America, and a member of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers.
Wakefield has retired to a life of chasing toy mice and clawing furniture in Jamaica Plain.