Bonus Material: Burgers and Cupcakes

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Here’s a tip: If you’ve got a craving for some seriously good grub within easy walking distance of the Javits Center, you can’t do better than the patties and cakes at  Burgers and Cupcakes at 265 West 23rd. Don’t like red meat? No worries. They’ve got veggie and salmon burgers as well. There are also pizzas on …

Bonus Material: BEA’s Buzz Panel

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka BEA’s Buzz Panel is one of the highlights of the first day of events. It offers top editors have the chance to plug one of their forthcoming titles and make a case for why it should be a future bestseller. This year’s panel included Deb Futter, v-p and editor-in-chief, Grand Central Publishing talking about Leila Meacham’s Roses, …

Bonus Material: Toshiba’s Biblio Color E-reader

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka It has been widely anticipated for awhile now and, finally, the first hands-on photos of Toshiba’s new Biblio color e-book reader have leaked onto the Web. It’s got 7 gigs of memory, a 3.5 inch color screen, wi-fi networking capacity and a 5 megapixel camera. Wow, take that Kindle! Of course, it’s doesn’t sound like anything that …

Che for Children

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Dennis Abrams is the author of more than twenty nonfiction books for children and has covered topics as varied as celebrity chef Rachael Ray, politician Hillary Clinton, and the Opium Wars. His latest book is a biography of Argentine Che Guevara, forthcoming from US publisher Chelsea House this summer. In this Publishing Perspectives video, Abrams discusses the …

Bonus Material: Man United vs Barcelona

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

Tomorrow night’s UEFA Champion’s League final match between Manchester United and Barcelona in Rome is expected to draw a television audience in excess of 100 million viewers. After all, it pits two of the most storied franchises in European football against each other in what many consider to be the most elite tournament in the world. It’s destined to be …

Bonus Material: Summer Reading Lists

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

It’s Memorial Day in the United States, the traditional start of the summer reading season. Here are some links to reliable Summer reading lists from around the Web. STEPHEN KING: The master of horror offers a top seven for summer. Pay attention, he championed Daniel Wroblewski’s “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle”  last year and it lept onto bestseller lists soon …

Bonus Material: How to Book Cheap Rooms at the Algonquin for BEA

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

There’s probably no hotel in New York saturated with as much literary nostalgia as the Algonquin. It is, after all, where Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, and the rest of the famed Round Table met for endless liquid lunches. Sure, these days Michael’s is the place for the literati to see and be seen, but that doesn’t mean the old Algonquin …

Bonus Material: Scribd Store

In Discussion by Hannah Johnson

Scribd is a hot topic among publishers these days. This online platform for hosting, reading, and sharing written work has recently received attention in the media  because of accusations that pirated material was being uploaded and downloaded through the website. On May 18, Scribd launched Scribd Store, allowing anyone to upload and sell their work to the Scribd community. Here …