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One Author in an Ocean of Possibilities: Book Expo America and the World of Publishing

Suzanne Skees | Posted 06.10.2016 | Media
Suzanne Skees

Publishing a book today requires more than ambition. It means jumping into an ocean full of volumes, about 1.5 million every year, all clamoring to stay afloat in a vast market where most will drown.

The Key to Selling More Books: Book Optimization Simplified

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 07.08.2016 | Home
Penny C. Sansevieri

There was a time when the internet highway wasn't clogged the way it is now. These days everyone has a website; even the family dog has a social media account to showcase his latest, greatest, doggy accomplishment.

If Xi Jinping Threw a Book Party...

PEN American Center | Posted 05.28.2016 | Home
PEN American Center

This celebration of Chinese literature won't mention the 44-plus writers and journalists who are currently in prison in China, or the many more who have been harassed, threatened and forced into exile.

Jennifer Weiner: 'Do I Want Respect or Do I Want Readers?'

Jenna-Marie Warnecke | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Jenna-Marie Warnecke

Weiner mused that while women are not dissuaded or shamed by reading thrillers by male authors, the covers of which often feature blood, bullet holes and other "masculine" imagery, "Why won't a man pick up a book with flowers (on it)?"

EXCLUSIVE: H.M. Ward to Launch New Book Publishing Company

Jeff Rivera | Posted 07.29.2014 | Home
Jeff Rivera

In their first joint interview, Holly, as her friends call her and her husband and business partner, Mike Ward reveal the details of the project they've been keeping hush-hush for months.

Adventures of a First Time BEA Attendee: A Mildly Helpful Guide to BookExpo America

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 08.03.2013 | Home
Lelia Nebeker

Despite not getting all the books on my BEA wish list and the fact that I still can't feel my feet, I would consider my first BookExpo America a success. Here is a list of what I learned.

What Is It About a Bookstore?

Kimberlie I. Leon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Kimberlie I. Leon

Where are book lovers gathering these days with less and less bookstores around? And where will they gather in years to come as technology continues to change the way we live?

WATCH: 'Great Gatsby' Cupcakes, Mini-Meal

Posted 04.23.2013 | Home

For our third episode of our ongoing series collaboration with Book Expo America, "Have Your (Cup)Cake And Read It Too," Cassandra and I tackled F. Sc...

WATCH: Make 'Fault In Our Stars' Cupcakes

Posted 04.23.2013 | Home

This month, we announced that we'll be reading John Green's The Fault In Our Stars as our first HuffPost Book Club pick of the year. As part of "...

LOOK: 'Life Of Pi' Themed Cupcake (Plus Recipe!)

Posted 04.23.2013 | Home

This is the first video in a new feature from HuffPost Books in association with Book Expo America's blog, Book Bliss. We're calling it Have Your (Cup...

Katherine Brooks

What Is The Economic Value Of Art?

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.31.2012 | Arts

Nobody puts the Arts sector in a corner. That's pretty much what the National Endowment of Arts said when they announced their partnership with the Bu...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert: The Most Overrated Classic Book

Zoë Triska | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

Last Tuesday, Stephen Colbert chaired the Adult Author Breakfast at BEA (or Book Expo America, for all non-insiders in the book publishing world). ...

Are Best-seller Lists Irrelevant?

Warren Adler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home
Warren Adler

It may be time for the media that covers the book business to stop publishing best seller lists. They are, in today's book choosing environment, disorienting, unhelpful and confusing, a valiant but failed attempt to make sense out of disorder.

LIVE: BookExpo America 2012

Posted 06.05.2012 | Home

BookExpo America 2012 (aka BEA) is the largest publishing event in North America. Primarily an industry event, it allows publishers, authors, bloggers...

'Damn It, We're Going To Crash:' Final Words Of Air France 447 Crew

www.dailymail.co.uk | Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

A new book has revealed the final words of the cockpit crew of doomed Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the South Atlantic off the coast of Br...

Home Run for Harbach

Mike Smith | Posted 10.25.2011 | Home
Mike Smith

A book nine years in the making has turned Chad Harbach into a major league author.

Independent Publishers: Saving Jobs And Literature?

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Posted 08.22.2011 | Home

This year I attended two very different writing-centered extravaganzas: the annual conference of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) a...

Most Amazing Art Books And Their Brilliant Publishers

Lena Tabori | Posted 08.08.2011 | Home
Lena Tabori

It was immediately clear that while certain authors, photographers and artists are truly stars, some publishers have a vision and a passion as strong as any creator. Sometimes, you can recognize their books a mile away.

From 'The Schnittman' To 'The Swagaholic': Classic Characters At BookExpo, Described

doctorsyntax.net | Posted 07.31.2011 | Home

The 2011 edition of BookExpo America, or as we call it in the trade “BEA,” has just concluded—the industry’s annual hoedown where booksellers,...

Getting Matched Up at Book Expo

Rocco Staino | Posted 07.27.2011 | Home
Rocco Staino

One of the most popular events at the annual book trade show is Author Speed Dating. This 90-minute event gives authors three minutes to pitch their book with a table of potential readers and book buyers.

Amazon Reveals Frontlist Deal For Thriller Writer Barry Eisler At BEA

The Bookseller | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home

Thriller writer Barry Eisler, who turned his back on a two-book deal for half a million dollars from St Martin's Press, has decided to accept six figu...

Easy Reader: BookExpo America 2011 Offers Plenty

David Finkle | Posted 07.25.2011 | Home
David Finkle

Book lovers, here's a full disclosure about reporter/bookist me and BookExpo America 2011 at New York City's Jacob Javits Center: I go for the giveaways.

Guess Who’s Exhibiting At BookExpo America For The First Time?

paidContent | Laura Hazard Owen | Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), which almost never appears at industry conferences unless it is doing the hosting, will exhibit this year at BookExpo America, the...

Air France Find Could Alter the Future of Black Boxes

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.04.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

After the crash of Flight 447, I faced the Twitter paradox: How can my 16-year-old son, using his cell phone, know his friends' every move, while multi-million dollar airliners are unable to transmit critical information?"

Air France Flight 447 Mystery and Aviation History

Christine Negroni | Posted 06.06.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Despite the fact that no one yet knows what happened to Flight 447, the French government recently filed manslaughter charges against Airbus and Air France.