BEA 2016: Books by Whitehead, Patchett Among Show’s Biggest

There are a lot of heavy hitters at this year's BEA, but four titles consistently came up in conversations with book buyers: Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad,' 'The Nix' by Nathan Hill, 'Commonwealth' by Ann Patchett, and 'The Girls' by Emma Cline. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'March,' Borzutzky, Kendi, and Whitehead Win 2016 National Book Awards

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Download All 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair Show Daily Magazines

Download the PDF versions of all three Publishing Perspectives show dailies from the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair, featuring discussions of copyright, freedom to publish, and more. The post Download All 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair Show Daily Magazines appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 Show Daily

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Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 Show Daily

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Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 Show Daily

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'Biggest-selling' self-published book of 2016 lands Amazon deal

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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

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BEA 2016: We Need Diverse Books Keeping It Real

Love and Loss in Children’s Literature” is a panel featuring authors who will rock it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Book Besties: Frenemies, Love, and Crushes

What would we do without our best friends? How did our first crushes make us feel, and did they meet our expectations? What role do “frenemies” play in our social life? These issues and more will be the focus of this afternoon’s #IReadYA panel “Book Besties." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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

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BEA 2016: Booksellers Talk Up Their Favorite Books for Young Readers

While there are always plenty of big books and authors from major publishers at BEA, in talking to frontline booksellers and librarians we found a lot of interest in books from smaller houses as well. Here we present a sampling of the books that especially caught the eyes of conventiongoers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Brian Welch: Returning to Music & Books

Brian “Head” Welch hadn’t planned to write a second book after Save Me from Myself came out in 2008 (HarperOne). Folks already knew about his drug addiction, finding Jesus, and quitting his band, Korn. 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 2016: 'Strange Disease Books' and Other YA Trends

For the Thursday morning panel called Current Trends in YA, author Daniel Kraus rattled off a few crops of recent strains he’s observed, including books about “body parts, agoraphobia, and strange disease books.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Colson Whitehead: The Underground Railroad As More Than Metaphor

Although Colson Whitehead says that he wrote The Underground Railroad (Doubleday, Sept.) “pretty quickly” last year, this novel has been 15 years in the making. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: One in Five Books Sold in China Is by an International Author

“For many, China is a black box,” said Ruediger Wischenbart, director of international affairs for BookExpo America, as part of his introduction to China By the Numbers, a panel discussion which sought to deliver straightforward data to those interested in the Chinese market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Kobo's User Data Reveals Its 'Sexiest' E-book Consumers

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