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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Jonathan Franzen to Kick Off BEA 2015

National Book Award winner Jonathan Franzen will appear at the 2015 BookExpo show on May 27, kicking off the event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Books by Franzen, Hallberg Among Most Talked About

This year, as always, we walked the aisles to ask our favorite folks in the know what upcoming books they are excited about. The two novels we heard about the most were Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' (FSG, Sept.) and Garth Risk Hallberg's 'City on Fire' (Knopf, Oct.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Franzen says 'It gets harder to write novels, not easier.'

A capacity crowd of approximately 1,000 people turned out to watch BEA's curtain-raising event, a highly anticipated conversation between bestselling novelist Jonathan Franzen and Laura Miller of Salon.com. The discussion centered on 'Purity,' Franzen's fifth novel and his first since 2010's... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: PubMatch Opens Rights Access

Responding to feedback from its most active users, PubMatch, the online rights management and promotion platform, is opening up access to its complete set of features to all users. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: 2015 Pannell Winners Honored

At today’s Children’s Book and Author Breakfast, two bookstores—Anderson’s Bookstore in Naperville, Ill., and Once Upon a Story in Montrose, Calif.—will receive this year’s WNBA Pannell Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 'Mandela An Audio History' Takes Top Honors at 2015 Audie Awards

Mandela: An Audio History won the award for Audiobook of the Year, and Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book took home the prize for Distinguished Achievement in Production Thursday night at the 20th annual Audie Awards Gala in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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BEA 2016: It’s Show Time! Kids’ Events on Author Stages: Act II

Children’s authors will be front and center on the Uptown Stage today, when back-to-back kids’ programming takes place. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: E-book Sales Fell 13% in 2015, Nielsen Reports

Unit sales of ebooks published by traditional publishers fell 13% in 2015 compared to 2014, said Kempton Mooney of Nielsen during a Thursday panel aimed at examining different publishing markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market

BEA's' Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart's new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe's ebooks "stalling even earlier" than in US, UK. The post As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2015 Sees Opening of 60 Indie Bookstores

After independent bookstores saw a year of strong openings in 2014, the trend continued last year, with the ABA reporting that 60 new indies opened in 2015. In 2014, ABA members opened 59 stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2015 fiction quiz: Can you recognize these opening lines?

How many have you read? Test yourself by seeing if you can match first lines to the titles of the Monitor's favorite novels (and one collection of short stories) from 2015. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Jonathan Franzen tells Stephen Colbert a bedtime story

This week, Jonathan Franzen's latest book, "Purity," tops the Los Angeles Times bestseller list after seven weeks on the chart. Franzen is among America's most high-profile novelists, and he likely reached many new readers with an appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." In a sketch... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: At Opening, Salman Defends Free Speech

Amid tight security, author Salman Rushdie told reporters that the publishing world must continue to defend free speech. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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