BEA 2016: A Rather 'Adult' Adult Breakfast

The Thursday adult author breakfast at BEA mixed humor with difficult subjects like slavery and the continuing divisions within our country. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Children's Breakfast Speakers Agree: Books Change Lives

The BEA Children's Book & Authors Breakfast was a moving testament to the power of books, as four children's book authors spoke of the impact of reading books upon their own lives and the importance of books in all children's lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: What’s on Today’s Breakfast Menu?

Those attending this morning’s Children’s Book and Author Breakfast (8–9:30 a.m.) will be treated to a generous and diverse sampling of children’s book fare. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA Adult Author Breakfast Speakers Announced

Comedian and journalist Faith Salie, from NPR's 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!,' will emcee the May 12 event, which will feature such authors as Colson Whitehead and Sebastian Junger. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA Unveils 2015 Adult Author Breakfast Lineup

The event will be emceed by Kunal Nayyar, best known for his role as Raj on CBS’s 'The Big Bang Theory.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: Adult Breakfast Authors Say Crime Pays in Literary World

Thursday morning's Adult Book & Author Breakfast featured Rachel Maddow, Malcolm Gladwell, Karin Slaughter, Marjorie Liu, and Ta-Nehisi Coates introducing their newest books, with presentations emphasizing the true crimes that inspired each to write. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Maddow To Host BookExpo Adult Author Breakfast

MSNBC TV's Rachel Maddow will host the BookExpo 2019 Adult Author Breakfast panel, which will feature bestselling authors Ta-Nehisi Coates, Malcolm Gladwell, Marjorie Liu, and Karin Slaughter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Bawdy Jokes, Good Advice at Adult Author Breakfast

Comedian Whitney Cummings hosted novelists Stephen King and his son Owen, Claire Messud, Jesmyn Ward, astronaut Scott Kelly, and former White House photographer Pete Souza at the BookExpo Adult Author's Breakfast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barris Out, Souza In at BookExpo Adult Breakfast

Presidential photographer Pete Souza will replace Kenya Barris as a speaker at BookExpo's Adult Book & Author Breakfast. The switch was made after the pub date for Barris's 'This Is Basic Sh*t' was moved from this fall to spring 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Trade Sales Slipped in First Nine Months of 2016

Sales of adult trade books fell 1.6% in the first nine months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Sales of children’s and young adult books increased 4.9% in the same period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo Names Adult Breakfast Authors

Stephen King and son Owen, plus Whitney Cummings, are among the authors appearing at BookExpo's June 1 Adult Book & Author Breakfast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Nonfiction Stayed Hot in 2016

Even though no adult coloring book sold as well in 2016 as the bestsellers in 2015 did, the adult nonfiction category, which includes those titles, posted the biggest unit gains among the major print categories last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Most-Read Adult Book Reviews of 2016

We review more than 8,000 books per year, and these were the 10 most-read reviews of books published in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Books Sales Fell in First Half of 2016

Sales of adult trade books dropped 2.8% in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment, meanwhile, rose 0.9% in the same period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Big Books from Small Presses Create a Buzz

While the five books presented at the BEA Selects: Children's panel session were from small presses, they all made a big impression on the audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Plucking Stories from Personal Experience

Authors are basically storytellers who do their thing on the printed page (or on your favorite electronic device), instead of around the kitchen table or wherever people gather to swap stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Chris O’Dowd and Nick Murphy Want to Tell You About Moone Boy

The Irish actor/comedian Chris O’Dowd is best known in this country for his turns in the movie Bridesmaids and the TV series Girls. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Hear Something Peculiar

When Ransom Riggs’s debut YA novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, was published in 2011, it flew to the tippy-top of the New York Times bestseller list, where it spent more than 100 weeks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: The Property Brothers Are Here for You

Ever fantasize that those gorgeous twins, Drew and Jonathan Scott (aka HGTV’s the Property Brothers), would come and personally fabulize your home? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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