What: the first ever Library Journal Author Party
When: Wednesday, March 12th from 6:30-8:30pm
Where: The Alexander Hotel, 333 S. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN 46204, Alexander Ballroom
Why: Why not?!
RSVP required, space is limited
Still working out your schedule? Here's our galley giveaway guide and below is a list of the events that we highly recommend:
The Annual BEA Adult Librarians Dinner
6:30pm, Yale Club (52 Vanderbilt Avenue), Grand Ballroom
This event is by invitation only.
The AAP (Association of American Publishers) and Library Journal bring you the 6th annual swanky dinner event for adult librarians complete with authors, galleys, and delicious food!
Mark Shriver, author of A GOOD MAN: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver, will be speaking at the dinner. You can get a preview of his speaking voice by listening to him record the beginning of his audiobook here.
AAP Annual Librarians Book Buzz (Part I)
2:15pm – 3:30pm, Javits Center, Room 1E16
This is part one of the two-part publishers forthcoming book buzz extravaganza. Publishers include: Consortium Book Group; Hachette Book Group; HarperCollins Publishers; Harlequin; Macmillan(!) and McGraw-Hill.
We also recommend you catch part two of the book buzzes on Wednesday at 2pm in room 1E11.
4th Annual Librarian Shout 'n Share
3:30pm – 5:00pm, Javits Center, Room 1E11
The AAP and Library Journal present the best librarian galley finds from the show floor and beyond, with your charming panelists:
Wendy Bartlett, Cuyahoga County Public Library, OH
Katie Stover, Kansas City Public Library, MO
Douglas Lord, Library Journal‘s 'Books for Dudes' Columnist
Alene Moroni, King County Public Library, WA
Robin Beerbower, Salem Public Library, OR
Miriam Tuliao, New York Public Library
Host: Barbara A. Genco, Editor, Special Projects, Library Journal
Ali will be in the Macmillan booth... stop by!
11:00am – 1:00pm, Javits Center, Booth #3358
Talia and Ali will not be in the booth for most of the conference, but here's our handy schedule for when our fellow Macmillionaires will be giving away galleys.
For more information on these and other events from the AAP see the official BEA AAP event page.Read more
Booklist brought us a list of the Top 10 Food Books, and here are the fantastic Macmillan family titles that made the cut. I'm dying to read Diet for a Hot Planet myself, as the impact of the industrial agriculture on the environment really has me worried.
American Terroir: Jacobsen investigates terroir, the belief that individual plots of land can produce significant difference in crops and the new obsession of gastronomes.
Animal Factory: Kirby's profiles of individuals confronting pollution provide the most relatable testimony yet to the hazards of industrial animal farming.Read more