Last June, I attended two events: BookExpo/BookCon held May 31-June 4 at the Javits Center in New York City, and the American Library Association Annual Conference (ALAAC), held June 22-27 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Both events cater to passionate readers of books and related media, although of different demographics. BookExpo is a publishing trade show, […]
Counting the Memorial Day weekend, I has been NINE days away from my day job. [Good gravy, my mind still hasn’t rebooted completely. “…I have been…”] This week, my days were spent either sleeping or wandering Javits to discover what’s new in book publishing, and to immerse myself in BookCon, a fan-driven event designed to […]
It’s that time of year again! Publishers, retailers, and readers are gathering in New York City to explore and celebrate the latest in books! From Tuesday until Sunday, the Javits Center will host thousands of attendees with a four-day trade show, and then a two-day consumer show on Saturday and Sunday! Last year, Reed Exhibitions […]
Once again, BookExpo America, “the leading North American publishing event” took place at the Javits Center in New York City. Just like various comic cons, attendees and journalists love to analyze the zeitgeists floating around the exhibition hall, while others prefer to ignore the elephants in the room.
So, following in the grand tradition of industry analysts and bloggers (beware the Camel’s nose!), I will give you my opinions at what I experienced this year.