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03 May

BookExpo Releases Author Autographing Schedules

Last week, BookExpo America (BEA) released author autographing schedules for both its traditional autographing area and for in-booth signings. The combined programs feature more than 700 authors and include luminaries such as James Patterson, David Baldacci, Tom Wolfe, Nelson Demille, and Mary Higgins Clark. Children's authors include Jules Feiffer, Walter Dean Myers, Robert Sabuda, R.L. Stine, Maurice Sendak, and Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket.

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28 Apr

Be at the Bee (With the Author of Bee Season) at BEA

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28 Apr

BEA -- Five Weeks and Counting

This week, BTW shines a spotlight on Thursday, June 2, programming at this year's BookExpo America (BEA) for children's booksellers, for African-American booksellers, and for college stores. BEA will be held from June 2 - 5, at New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center.

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21 Apr

BEA -- Six Weeks and Counting

BookExpo America, which will be held from Thursday, June 2, to Sunday, June 5, at New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center, is now just six weeks away. To help our readers prepare for the myriad special events and educational opportunities, each week, Bookselling This Week is shining a spotlight on one or more aspects of the four days of ABA and BEA program offerings.

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21 Apr

2005 Book Sense Book of the Year Winner: Chasing Vermeer

"What a fun book this was to read," said Kimberly A. Hughes of Village Bookstore in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, of Chasing Vermeer. "Two sixth-graders, a creative teacher, stolen art, letters written in secret code, and a lot of seemingly unrelated clues had me guessing all along the way." --from the 2004 Book Sense Summer Kids' Picks

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21 Apr

BTW Talks to George Soros

George Soros is the author of eight books, including The Bubble of American Supremacy: Correcting the Misuse of American Power (PublicAffairs); his new book will be published by PublicAffairs in the fall of 2005. Soros is the chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC and one of the world's most prominent philanthropists.

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14 Apr

Billy Crystal to Deliver BEA Opening Night Address

Comedian Billy Crystal will be the keynote speaker at BookExpo America's (BEA) Opening Night on Thursday, June 2, at New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center. The event, which will be begin at 6:00 p.m. in the convention center's Special Events Hall, is open to all badged BEA participants at no charge. Seating for all convention-goers is on a first-come, first-served basis. Crystal's 700 Sundays will be published in October by Warner Books.

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14 Apr

BEA: Seven Weeks and Counting

BookExpo America, which will be held from Thursday, June 2, to Sunday, June 5, at New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center, is now just seven weeks away! To help our readers prepare for the myriad special events and educational opportunities, today and for the remaining six weeks, Bookselling This Week will shine a spotlight on one or more aspects of the four days of ABA and BEA program offerings.

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13 Apr

ABFFE Seeks Silent Auction Donations

The American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE), the bookseller's voice in the fight against censorship, is urging publishers, booksellers, and others in the book industry to support the fight for free expression by contributing to the ABFFE Silent Auction, which will be held during BookExpo America in New York in June.

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13 Apr

Hotel ABA - NYC Sold Out

This week, the American Booksellers Association announced that Hotel ABA - NYC, the exclusive hotel for ABA member booksellers attending BookExpo America 2005, had sold out. In June 2004, ABA, working with BookExpo America, secured the Park Central Times Square Hotel as the hotel for ABA bookstore members, at a special room rate of $125 per night, and began taking advance reservations.

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07 Apr

BEA: Eight Weeks and Counting

BookExpo America (BEA), which will be held from Thursday, June 2, to Sunday, June 5, at New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center, is just eight weeks away! To help our readers prepare for the myriad special events and educational opportunities, today and for the next seven weeks, Bookselling This Week will shine a spotlight on one or more aspects of the four days of ABA and BEA program offerings.

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07 Apr

Quill(ing) Participants Must Respond by April 15

Independent booksellers in the Book Sense marketing program who wish to be a part of the inaugural Quill Awards Nominating Board must respond by e-mail to The Quill Foundation's Anne Binkley at annie.binkley@reedbusiness.com no later than Friday, April 15.

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24 Mar

African-American Programming to Provide Opportunities to Network

This year's African-American Programming for Book Industry Professionals at BookExpo America (BEA) will include authors, prominent industry figures, and panels created to assist stores in increasing their profit margins. "African-American booksellers will have an opportunity to meet and network," said Emma Rodgers, owner of Black Images Book Bazaar in Dallas, who organized the programming with Clara Villarosa.

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24 Mar

Booksellers Should Act Now to Reserve a Room at Hotel ABA - NYC

SOLD OUT! With BookExpo America just over two months away, booksellers who are still interested in staying at Hotel ABA - NYC (the Park Central Hotel) must act now to ensure they reserve a room. All double rooms at the Park Central have been sold out and singles are going fast. This year's BEA will be held from Thursday, June 2 - Sunday, June 5, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

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