BEA 2014: Successful Longevity

In November of 2012 Herman Wouk, at age 97, spoke to Brooks Barnes of the New York Times about his newest book, The Law Giver, which had just been published by Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #newest book #simon schuster

Other Publishing stories related to: 'BEA 2014: Successful Longevity'


BEA 2014: Sharing Family Secrets

Part of family legend for Lin Enger was how his paternal great-grandfather, a Norwegian immigrant who homesteaded 160 acres in the Dakota Territory, shot one of the last wild buffalo east of the James River when the animal drank from the precious stock tank behind his sod barn. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


BEA 2014: Shh! The Library's Buzzing

Representatives from seven publishers were greeted by a room packed with librarians eager to hear the big books of 2014. The session was the first of two installments of AAP's "Annual Librarian Book Buzz" session. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #room packed #librarians eager #big books


BEA 2014: Smitten with Scarlett

At the tender age of 10, John Wiley Jr. was taken by his mother to see Gone with the Wind. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #tender age


BEA 2014: New Opportunities for Agents and Authors in Today’s Publishing

A panel of veteran literary agents discussed the ways in which they now approach their jobs in the Thursday BookExpo panel “Beyond Authors: Self-Publishing & the 'New' Agents.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


BEA 2014: Subscription Model Takes Center Stage at Making Information Pay

"Subscription has arrived in a really big way for media," noted Len Vlahos, BISG executive director, in his opening remarks to the 2014 Making Information Pay conference at BEA. And for those who question whether the subscription model is coming to the publishing business, Ted Hill, president of... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #subscription model #publishing business #ted hill


BEA 2014: Ann Hood: A Family Century

Ann Hood’s bibliography is full of families both fictional and real. Family tragedy was the source of two memoirs, Do Not Go Gentle (2000) and Comfort (2008), and have informed her novels, including The Knitting Circle (2007) and The Red Thread (2010). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ann hood #family tragedy


BEA 2014: Sarah Lotz: A Crash, and Three More

The chills in The Three (Little, Brown, May), Sarah Lotz’s debut novel written on her own and under her own name, begin with the scary description of a plane crash in Japan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sarah lotz


BEA 2014: Amazon’s 'Bullying' Dominates Bookseller Sessions

ABA's Oren Teicher speaks out against Amazon’s “bullying assault of a major publisher” at the ABA annual meeting. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bullying assault #major publisher


BEA 2014: Magic in the Air at Middle-Grade Buzz Panel

There definitely were common elements to the five novels presented during the middle-grade editors buzz panel Friday morning that was moderated by Holly Weinkauf, the owner of Red Balloon Books in St. Paul, Minn.: all five mixed up fairy tale themes with real-life issues to produce excellent... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #real-life issues


BEA 2014: Andrea Davis Pinkney: Shedding Light on a Dark Subject

The gift of a simple red pencil gives a girl in war-ravaged Sudan the opportunity to express her feelings and overcome her grief. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #shedding light


BEA 2014: Mighty Bright, Mighty Light

Since introducing its first incandescent book light in 1995, Mighty Bright has been the company that helped save relationships, as its tiny lights made it possible for one person to read while another sleeps. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


BEA 2014: A Toast to 50 Years

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Cameron + Company will be pouring martinis today, 3–4 p.m., at its booth (1223A) in the PGW section. The party also celebrates the 50th Anniversary Edition of The Drinking Man’s Diet, originally published in 1964 by the company’s founder, Robert Cameron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #drinking man #originally published #robert cameron


BEA 2014: Big Helpings of Imagination at Children's Breakfast

The power of the imagination was the theme of the Children's Book and Author Breakfast Friday morning, beginning with the awarding of the WNBA Pannell Awards to this year's winners: Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers in Framingham, Maine, in the general bookstore category, and 4 Kids Books... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


BEA 2014: The Kids Take Over Uptown Stage

For the second year in a row, children’s authors will grab the spotlight for an entire day at BEA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #uptown stage #entire day


BEA 2014: A High 10 for Trinity

“A small press with a big reach” is how founder and publisher Barbara Ras describes Trinity University Press, the San Antonio, Tex., house that is celebrating its 10th publishing anniversary this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #small press #big reach #san antonio


BEA 2014: Walter Isaacson: Smart Thinkers

Ten years ago, after completing his critically acclaimed Ben Franklin biography, Walter Isaacson was struck by Franklin’s creation of the postal and publishing networks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #walter isaacson


BEA 2014: Avery Corman: Dads Vs. Moms

Avery Corman penned Kramer vs. Kramer back in 1977 and had no idea that it would totally change the landscape of divorce in America. He learned later that the book was cited more in divorce proceedings than actual legal precedent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


BEA 2014: Baen Beams at 30

With integrity and vision as its publishing cornerstones since 1984, Baen Books, the second largest publisher of science fiction and fantasy and #1 in space opera and military science fiction, is pleased to be celebrating its 30th anniversary with special events, author signings, and giveaways... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #largest publisher #science fiction #space opera #30th anniversary #special events #author signings


BEA 2014: Walter Isaacson on Innovation

In his new book, The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hacker, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (S&S, Oct. 7), Walter Isaacson credits not one historical figure but teams of collaborative people that, over time, "made Steve Jobs possible." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #walter isaacson


BEA 2014: Pat O’Brien: Back After All That

Even though this is the first time Pat O’Brien has attended BEA, he’s not intimidated at the prospect of being surrounded by booksellers he’s never met before to talk about the highs and lows of his 35-year career as a sportscaster for radio and television and a celebrity journalist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #35-year career