A Buoyant BEA

A re-energized independent bookseller segment contributed to a vibrant 2012 edition of the BookExpo America convention held June 4–7 at New York City’s Javits Center. Indie booksellers were encouraged by a boost in their numbers—ABA reported that over the past year the number of member bookstores has increased from 1,512 to 1,567 as of May 15; the number of locations rose from 1,823 to 1,900—and despite challenges posed by ebooks, independent booksellers were more confident of their place in the industry ecosystem. On panels and in the exhibit hall, the important role booksellers of all kinds play in the “discoverability” of books was a frequent refrain. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA: 2015 Lonely Planet’s BEA Guide to New York City

In New York City for BEA? Lonely Planet’s got your free time in the morning, afternoon, and evening covered. From strolling wild urban greenways to sipping sangria on a riverside dock, there’s a world of great attractions within easy reach of the Javits Center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: BEA’s Opening Act: Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen, arguably the most anticipated author at Book Expo, will be featured at the show’s opening session today to talk about "Purity" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Sept. 1), his long-awaited novel and his first in five years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: PW at BEA

The big show is here. And here’s how you can use PW to get the most out of your BookExpo experience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 10 Books to Grab at BEA

With so many galleys flooding the BEA show floor, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. Here are 10 of our favorites, with excerpts from PW reviews. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Coping with BEA’s Schedule Changes

BookExpo America shifts to midweek this year, running Wednesday through Friday rather than Thursday through Saturday as in years past. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China at BEA 2015: China Has Ambitious Plans for BEA

The 2015 edition of BookExpo America will feature one of the biggest exhibits ever seen at the annual event—a 25,000-sq.-ft. display that will be home to China’s large contingent of publishers and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: China to Launch Largest Guest of Honor Exhibit in BEA’s History

China is the guest of honor at the 2015 BookExpo America’s Global Market Forum, and its delegation will include more than 100 of the most important Chinese publishing houses and groups. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Children's Books at BEA

For readers of all ages and interests, there were no shortages of titles to grab, snag, and talk about. YA continues to generate long lines and lots of attention. At Simon & Schuster, one of the big teen titles was Scott Westerfeld's Afterworlds—and not just because BEA factors into the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: BEA Every Way

America’s premier book event, BookExpo America, continues to evolve, and is in every way reflective of the evolving industry it serves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lockdown TV: Netflix Dominates, News Surges and Bea Arthur Is Still Golden

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A Buoyant 2020 Audie Awards Celebrates 'The Only Plane in the Sky,' Stephen King

At the Audio Publishers Association's annual Audie Awards, which marked a quarter century this year, 'The Only Plane in the Sky' took home the top award and Stephen King received a lifetime achievement as host Mo Rocca and others saluted the progress of the audiobook form over the past 25 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BIBF buoyant for UK, but US publishers face trade tariff problems

UK publishers at the Beijing International Book Fair last week saw typically buoyant rights trading, as the country's book market boom continues in 2019, with double-digit growth at the half-year stage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bea Carvalho made Waterstones fiction buyer

Bea Carvalho has been appointed general fiction buyer at Waterstones, replacing Chris White. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK publishers hail 'buoyant and optimistic' start to BIBF 2018

The 25th edition of the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has opened to an "upbeat" and "inspiring" start, with a flurry of rights activity and collaboration between industry figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brits go to Beijing in buoyant mood—and as the fair's largest overseas contingent

For the first time, UK publishers will form the biggest international contingent at the Beijing International Book Fair this year, overtaking Japan and South Korea, historically the two largest national parties. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonnier’s Five Mile bombshell fails to derail buoyant Bologna

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2018 has been a broadly positive event, with non-fiction on the rise and the UK market’s Middle Grade mania continuing, though Bonnier Publishing’s shock decision to shutter its Australian children’s division sent ripples of concern through the halls.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Fair Notes: Children’s Publishers at Bologna, Speakers at BEA, BookCon

Exhibitors headed for the Bologna Children's Book Fair are voting on notable publishers; BookExpo and BookCon announce new speakers. The post Book Fair Notes: Children’s Publishers at Bologna, Speakers at BEA, BookCon appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Comics at BEA: New Books from Raina Telgemeier, Jessica Abel, Box Brown

Comics publishers seemed happy with BookExpo's move to Chicago show, citing the opportunity to meet new Midwestern retailers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016 in Photos

As McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., filled to fit publishers, librarians, booksellers, and book lovers alike for BookExpo America, which took place May 11–13, plenty of merriment was captured. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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