When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Where: Random House, Café Auditorium Second Floor
1745 Broadway, between 55th and 56th Streets, NYC
Brought back by popular demand, the Association of American Publishers invites librarians from across the eastern seaboard for an exclusive sneak peek into the new book releases for 2012. Come get the stories behind the stories and find out what makes hot books so hot! Hear from thirteen publishers (namely us!) as we present the latest in mystery, romance, business, literary fiction, biographies, crafts, and more! This event is not to be missed.
12:00pm Opening Author Luncheon with Amor Towles, bestselling author of RULES OF CIVILITY (Viking)!
1:00pm Learn about new titles for the upcoming seasons presented by HarperCollins, Harlequin, Penguin Group USA and Workman.
2:00pm Hear from Eleanor Kuhns, librarian turned author of A SIMPLE MURDER (Minotaur)!
2:30pm Hachette, John Wiley & Sons, Perseus Books Group, and Simon & Schuster present their upcoming lists.
4:00pm Macmillan(!), Random House, McGraw-Hill, W.W. Norton and Sterling give you a look of their top picks for 2012.
5:15pm Join us for The Best In Book Trivia with Chris Vaccari, Director of Library Marketing, Sterling Publishing (special prizes await).
Librarians are invited to join the committee for happy hour after the program at McGee's Pub, and the first drink is on us!
Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP by October 7 to Becca Worthington or sign up here. UPDATE: RSVPs are no longer being accepted. We look forward to seeing all attendees!
See you on the 19th!