Hamlin J. Endicott, founder and owner of Sawgrass Books, was born in Delaware in the Year of the Dragon under the sign of Taurus. He has lived in several U.S. states and Europe. Some of his favorite activities include: traveling, bike riding, food and wine, birding, 50s jazz and book collecting. When not doing these things at his home in North Georgia, he can be found at some of his favorite travel destinations. Some of these places are the American Southwest, New York City, Great Smoky Mountains and ancestry hunting in Great Britain. Before becoming a bookseller he was a marketing specialist in the U.S. hospitality industry with an emphasis on restaurant sales and menu design.