BookExpo 2018: Abbi Jacobson: Getting Real with Comedian Chris Gethard

“Feeling cool, calm, and collected about this,” tweets Abbi Jacobson, about her upcoming book. However, the title, 'I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff' (Grand Central, Oct.) hints at the opposite. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Chris Ware Makes Achingly Real Comics

“I want [the drawings] to be as clear and readable as possible so the story can be as tangled and uncertain as life and experience seem to be,” Ware says of 'Rusty Brown,' the comic he has been working on for the past 18 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: How Real Life Inspires Writers

'Show Daily at BookExpo' asked all six of the Adult Buzz authors what inspired their books. Here are their answers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Reed Primes a “Reimagined” BookExpo

This year, the show organizer has instituted a number of changes to increase the interaction between book buyers and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: J.J. and Chris Grabenstein Collaborate to Mark Individuality

“I’ve written 58 books and J.J. always reads them first,” says Chris Grabenstein, who refers to his wife, J.J., as his “secret weapon.” That will change this fall when J.J.’s name appears alongside his on their debut middle grade novel, 'Shine!' (Random House, Nov.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Celebrating Real-Life and Fictional Sisterhood

Though Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush have lived their entire lives in the spotlight, they first became literary luminaries in 2017, with the publication of their bestselling joint memoir, 'Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Tomi Adeyemi Keeps Fantasy Real

With five starred reviews, Tomi Adeyemi’s debut novel, 'Children of Blood and Bone,' the first book in her West African–inspired YA trilogy, the Legacy of Orïsha, was thrust into the limelight. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Adult Editors Fired Up About Books That Get Real

Six editors pitched their favorite forthcoming books to an enraptured crowd of 300 booksellers, editors, and librarians who packed the Adult Book Editors' Buzz Panel on the opening afternoon of BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet Bestselling Science Writer for Kids Chris Ferrie, Courtesy of Sourcebooks

On Wednesday, May 29, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., join Sourcebooks in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) to meet the author famous for explaining big ideas to little kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: The Audio Boom is Real, Global, and Just Getting Started

At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s inaugural Audiobook Conference on Wednesday, experts told attendees that the audio book is indeed a global trend with more growth to come. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo and BookCon Announce Preliminary 2018 Attendance Figures

Preliminary numbers released by organizers of this year's BookExpo and BookCon show a 'reimagined' focus on booksellers that may actually have drawn fewer booksellers and retailers than last year. The post BookExpo and BookCon Announce Preliminary 2018 Attendance Figures appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookExpo and BookCon 2018: Authors Explore the Multiplicities of Diversity

Both BookExpo and BookCon organizers have committed themselves to scheduling panels meant to raise awareness of diversity and multiculturalism in literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Politics to the fore at BookExpo 2018

Lots of authors, lots of politics, lots of attempts at luring more booksellers—these characterised BookExpo 2018, held in New York last week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2018 in Photos

See highlights from the annual BookExpo, which took place May 30 to June 1, with an all-star lineup of bestselling and rising children’s authors and illustrators. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Middle Grade Editors Honor Authenticity, Grit

The editors at this year's Middle Grade Buzz Books panel at BookExpo presented five novels featuring determined characters as well as genuine voices and relationships. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: YA Editors Aim to Further Diversify Character Diversity

The five editors presenting this year’s YA buzz books at a BookExpo panel on May 31 underlined the importance of inclusion in book acquisitions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: WNDB Panel Looks to 'Diversity 2.0'

We Need Diverse Books, the grassroots organization committed to promoting greater inclusivity in children’s literature and the publishing industry, hosted a discussion titled "Life Cycle of a Diverse Book" on June 1, as part of BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Connecting Children’s Books with Readers

Authors, publishers, and booksellers gathered for a panel discussion on efforts to reach young readers Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018 Encouraging to Religion Publishers

We spoke to several religion publishers about their experiences at BookExpo 2018 and what it implies for the changing book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Rep. John Lewis, the Saga Continues

In the March trilogy, Congressman John Lewis, a renowned figure in the history of the civil rights movement and American social justice, and congressional staffer Andrew Aydin, Lewis’s digital director and policy adviser, wrote a graphic memoir about the struggle for racial justice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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