Category Archives: BookExpo

Thomas Leslie signs copies of his new book Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934 at Book Expo America in New York.

Oh, dear. Here are a couple of nice examples of the silliness of springtime. Shelf Awareness brings us up to date on this year’s BEA. And our local online city paper, Smile Politely, does, in fact, make us smile. (I’ll … Continue reading

The news of Eliot Asinof’s passing earlier this week brought back memories of having spent time with him at a BEA in the late 90s. The show was enjoying its Chicago run then, and I was there with SIU Press … Continue reading

 Gotta set up the booth.          

First morning.          

Posing after the contract workers did all of the heavy lifting.          

Hello. I’m a first time BEA — BookExpo America — attendee. I need to get a couple of things out of the way. First, I am not a publisher, bookseller, librarian or anything else that would bring me on official … Continue reading

Five hour flight delay on Wednesday. All materials arrived safely by Thursday. Setup. Lunch. Setup a little more. Los Angeles print publicity panel. Use freakish height to hang lights for a fellow university press. Walk back to the hotel past the Staples Center. Bookforum’s … Continue reading