BookExpo 2018: DK Relaunches Eyewitness Travel Guides

In its first major redesign since the series was launched in 1993, DK’s Eyewitness Travel Guides are being revamped for the digital age. 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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BookExpo 2018: Jonathan Lethem: Trumped No More

When Jonathan Lethem (the author of 'Motherless Brooklyn' and many other books), who works at his craft every day, is so upset he doesn’t want to write, something is very, very wrong. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Colleen Hoover: A Very Busy Bookworm

Colleen Hoover makes the time to oversee a subscription box program and specialty bookstore that together have raised more than a million dollars for charity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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BookExpo 2018: Beschloss, Dyson, and Goodwin on Leadership

Political books have been a particularly hot category in 2018, starting with the publication of Michael Wolff’s 'Fire and Fury' at the beginning of January and continuing with James Comey’s 'A Higher Loyalty.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: This Year's Show In Review

After a confusing opening day at the trade show, publishers and booksellers settled into discussing industry issues and getting ready for the fall season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Kate Morton: Timekeeper

It’s no wonder that Kate Morton, who travels with aplomb to vastly different time zones between her current London residence and her homeland of Australia, is fascinated by different aspects of time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: What’s Cooking?

No book industry gathering would be complete without food—or books about food—for both adults and kids who want to learn how to cook or get new techniques for doing it faster, with healthy ingredients and bigger flavors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: The Future of Book Retail is Innovation and Experimentation

Despite fears of a physical store "retail apocalypse," NPD BookScan's Kristen McLean outlined a future for indie booksellers driven by experimentation and selling books in more places. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Hoopla Turns Five

This summer Hoopla, the digital arm of Midwest Tape, which provides digital media lending services for more than 1,600 U.S. and Canadian public libraries, is marking its fifth year since startup. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Big Kids’ Books of the Show

We spoke with a number of booksellers about their impressions of the show, and the titles they were most looking forward to grabbing at publishers’ booths. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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BookExpo 2018: Warning: A Criminal Element Is Lurking

If you are a crime, thriller, or mystery fan and you haven’t checked out criminalelement.com, stop everything and go right now. We’ll wait... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Deborah Harkness: From Campus to the Macabre

Deborah Harkness, history professor at the University of Southern California, was riveted by the alternate world of the Twilight series, a free-spirited departure from the 16th-century Elizabethan era that was her specialty. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Invoicing Overhaul, Gentrification, and Sean Spicer among ABA’s Town Hall Topics

ABA CEO Oren Teicher urged booksellers to push American publishers to debut the centralized web-based invoicing program Batch, Josh Cook of Porter Square Books made a forceful declaration for booksellers to be more politically engaged, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: April Genevieve Tucholke Visits New Fictional Terrain

With 'The Boneless Mercies' (FSG, Oct.), a reimagining of the Beowulf legend in which four mercenary girls set out to defeat a marauding monster, Tucholke is making her first foray into fantasy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Riggio keynotes at 'reimagined' fair

Reed Exhibitions s.v.p. Americas Ed Several kicked off the "Reimagined BookExpo" at Javits Center in New York, before the keynote from Barnes & Noble founder/chairman Len Riggio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2018: Amber Tamblyn: No More Victims

Just weeks before the Harvey Weinstein scandal hit and the #MeToo movement went viral, actress, writer, and film director Amber Tamblyn wrote an ardent 'New York Times' editorial about how she was done with not being believed about her own harassment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Laurie Keller: The Clothes Make the Potato

When Potato—the star of 'Potato Pants!' (Holt/Ottaviano, Oct.)—hears about a one-day sale on potato pants (pants made out of potatoes, of course!), he is so excited, he starts doing the robot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Porochista Khakpour: Illness as Metaphor

“My goal is no longer a perfect body or hair. My goal is to live to be an old woman,” says Iranian-American novelist Porochista Khakpour. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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