On Thursday, May 30, 3:30–4:30 p.m. join the Penguin Random House Adult Library Marketing team in the Librarians Lounge (booth 557) along with a host of great authors. Pick up some signed copies, refreshments, and enter to win a “Sweet Summer Reads” tote bag, filled with a selection of Penguin Random House’s hottest new titles. Authors set to appear include:
Benjamin Dreyer, author of the New York Times bestselling Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style. As Random House’s veteran copy chief, Dreyer has written more than a useful guide for any writer—his book has become a cultural touchstone. Come and debate the use of the series comma with Dreyer (if you dare).
Liz Moore, the author of the acclaimed novels Heft and The Unseen World, will be on hand to sign ARCs of her forthcoming novel, Long Bright River, set for January, 2020. The book is already earning praise, including from fellow writers like Dennis Lehane, Megan Abbott, and Paula Hawkins, who calls Long Bright River More than "a gripping mystery, but a thoughtful, powerful novel by a writer who displays enormous compassion for her characters.”
Marcy Dermansky, the critically acclaimed author of The Red Car, Bad Marie, and Twins, will be signing copies of her forthcoming novel, Very Nice, billed as “a brilliantly funny novel of money, sex, race, and bad behavior in the post-Obama era, featuring a wealthy Connecticut divorcée, her college-age daughter, and the famous novelist who is seduced by them both.”
Jasmine Guillory, the New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Date and The Proposal, will be signing copies of The Wedding Party, her “exhilarating romance” out this summer in paperback, and a pick of Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Book Club.
Regina Porter, will be signing copies of her highly anticipated debut novel, The Travelers, described as “a novel in short stories.” The book made a major splash at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair, and it has gone on to earn acclaim from reviewers, including PW, who called the book “expansive and ambitious.”
Thursday, May 30, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Publishers Weekly BookExpo Librarians’ Lounge (Booth 557).