Hillary Clinton to Appear at BookExpo 2017

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make a special appearance at this year’s BookExpo trade show.

Hillary ClintonReedPOP announced on Wednesday, May 10, that “An Evening with Hillary Rodham Clinton” will take place on BookExpo’s Main Stage on Thursday, June 1, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. as a separately ticketed event with limited availability. The event is open to registered BookExpo attendees only, and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

In 2016, Clinton became the first woman in American history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party. She served as the 67th Secretary of State from January 21, 2009, until February 1, 2013, after spending nearly four decades in public service fighting for children and families as an attorney, first lady, and U.S. senator from New York from 2001 to 2009.

This September, Simon & Schuster will publish a new memoir by Secretary Clinton and Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers will publish an all-new, full-color picture book version of her 1996 book It Takes a Village, about her vision for children in America. Clinton has authored several other bestselling books with Simon & Schuster, including the memoirs Hard Choices (2014) and Living History (2003).

BookExpo 2017 will be held at New York City’s Javits Convention Center from Wednesday, May 31, to Friday, June 2. To register or for more information, visit the BookExpo website.

Information about the American Booksellers Association’s programming at BookExpo is available on BookWeb.org.