BookExpo 2018: Authors Tell Booksellers, It's Best of Times, It's Worst of Times

BookExpo kicked off with the traditional adult book breakfast featuring three comedians, two novelists, and one history professor drawing laughs even while explaining how political and social upheavals inspire their writing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]

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BookExpo 2018: Authors Tell Booksellers, It's Best of Times, It's Worst of Times

BookExpo kicked off with the traditional adult book breakfast featuring three comedians, two novelists, and one history professor drawing laughs even while explaining how political and social upheavals inspire their writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Children's Authors Tell Booksellers: 'We Are All Dreamers Here'

Emcee Jacqueline Woodson set the tone right away for Friday morning’s children’s book and authors breakfast at BookExpo, explaining, “Through our narratives, we’re trying to change this crazy world.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MPIBA 2018: Authors and Their Politics Energize Bookseller 'Family Reunion'

The Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association's trade show in Denver was a lively gathering of a close-knit community of booksellers, made more energetic by featured authors injecting politics into their presentations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Camron Wright Owes It All to Indie Booksellers

Warning: Other authors may not want to read this story because it will make them want to tear their hair out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Binc Launches Bookseller Scholarship in Memory of Carla Gray

The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and the Friends of Carla Gray committee are introducing a scholarship to help an early-career bookseller learn more about the trade and to reinforce the ties between their store and the community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Booksellers Share Their Hot Picks

Rounding up this year's big books of BookExpo, according to booksellers on the show floor, range from the former first lady's upcoming memoir to a work of autofiction written by a convicted bank robber. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo Names 2018 Children's Breakfast Authors

ReedPOP has announced the lineup for the 2018 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, which will take place on June 1, at this year’s BookExpo in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Bookseller calls for authors to pen 'ode to booksellers'

The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street bookshops are unable to open their doors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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12 of the Most Prolific Children’s Book Authors of All Time

These prolific children's book authors have written hundreds of books over decades working in the publishing industry! Continue reading at Book Riot

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‘Times change’: what authors think about rewriting older books

Jacqueline Wilson is latest writer to wade into debate over changing dated and offensive languageThe publishing industry has been mired in debate in recent years about editing older books to remove content that could be deemed offensive.Even the prime minister became involved in February after... Continue reading at The Guardian

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How to watch bestselling author Luis Alberto Urrea at the L.A. Times Book Club

Luis Alberto Urrea, author of 'Good Night, Irene,' joins L.A. Times Book Club readers live on July 19. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Author Aims to Glorify God One Hat At a Time

La Verne Wimberly, whose Sunday morning selfies in her fabulous hats went viral, is promoting the newly released 'My Sunday Best' during Easter season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At times, 'Knock at the Cabin' made the book's author want to 'run out of the theater'

While Paul Tremblay is a fan of M. Night Shyamalan's take on his novel 'The Cabin at the End of the World,' he's still chewing over the film's 'way darker' ending. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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