May 2, 2008

News & Opinion: BookExpo America

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 6:00 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Each year, in late May or early June, thousands of authors, booksellers and publishers convene for the annual BookExpo America. This year BEA is in Los Angeles. It's quite a sight.
The tradeshow floor opens on Friday morning. And the races begin! Inviting in the herd of BEA goers waiting impatiently outside the door ready to snatch the best galleys (the publishing word for a bound manuscript) and loot.
This month's Fast Company depicted the history of BEA: