BEA 2015: The Dinosaurs are Evolving

After nearly decade of digital transition, publishers are beginning to mark how far they've traveled. This year's IDPF Digital Book 2015 offered assessments from publishing startups such as Michael Bhaskar's Canelo Publishing and from publishing veterans like Richard Charkin, Bloomsbury publishing director, and Ken Michaels, Macmillan Education CEO. 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

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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 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: 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

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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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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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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: 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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BEA 2015: PW Talks to Giorgio Fontana

On May 28 at BEA, Italian writer Giorgio Fontana spoke with PW’s Mark Rotella about his new novel Death of a Happy Man, published by Sellerio Editore in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Bercu Says Goodbye; How to Use Social Media

The recently concluded BookExpo America featured a plethora of events for booksellers, including an address by outgoing American Booksellers Association president Steve Bercu and a well-attended panel on how booksellers can best use social media. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA and BookCon 2015 in Photos

Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and readers from around the globe gathered at the Javits Center in New York City for BookExpoAmerica and BookCon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Telling the Truth for Every Age

Children's authors gathered for a Friday BEA discussion about writing nonfiction for kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Writing About Tough Topics for Teens

YA authors Aaron Hartzler, Ellen Hopkins, Patrick Ness, Lynn Weingarten, and Cammie McGovern came together on May 29 at BEA for a panel discussion titled Talking to Teens About Tough Topics, moderated by Margot Wood of Epic Reads. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Children's and YA Publishing in China

China, BEA's guest of honor this year, was the enthusiastic host to the May 28th BEA panel on Children's and YA literature in China and America. Their interest in children's literature was evident. But the event required a lot of patience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Wild at Heart: Animal Fantasy in Children's Books

Lev Grossman, 'Time' magazine's book critic, was an informed and enthusiastic moderator for the May 29th BEA panel on animal fantasy in children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Spotlight on African-American Children's Authors and Illustrators

Illustrators gathered on Thursday to talk about promoting children's books by African-Americans, and about striving toward a future where readers, writers, and publishers do not feel confined or limited by labels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Kids' Comics On the Rise

Sales of comics for kids and YA readers continue to grow in the book trade along with the number and variety of kids comics on display from such publishers as Andrew McMeel, Papercutz, Toon Books, Scholastic and others. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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