May. 3rd, 2006

BEA stuff

May. 3rd, 2006 10:03 pm
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McGraw-Hill / 2024
Take a Starbucks Coffee Break
Enjoy a free cup of Starbucks on Friday, May 19, 3:30 - 4:30 and pick up a galley of The Starbucks Experience.

Gibbs Smith / 2010
Betsy Burton will sign HC copies of The King's English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller May 19, 2 - 3 pm to celebrate its forthcoming PB release. Nathalie Dupree, two-time James Beard award winner will sign copies of her new book Nathalie Dupree's Shrimp & Grits Cookbook May 20, 10 am -12 pm. See the screening of "The Real Dirt on Farmer John" on May 20, 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Author will sign copies of Farmer John's Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables after the screening in booth 2010.

Tin House / 540 (event at PGW / 2660)
Friday, May 19, 2006 4:30-5:30 pm
The only literary magazine with its own martini, Tin House, invites you to cocktails at the PGW booth #2660 on Friday to celebrate the launch of its New Voice Series and the release of Tin House Books' forthcoming anthology, Food & Booze: A Tin House Literary Feast.

North-South Books, Inc. / Booth 5231
Join us in celebrating the 25th anniversary of North-South Books at Booth 5231! Come by at 10am, noon, and 2pm Friday and Saturday and 10am and noon on Sunday for "North-South Surprises" including Rainbow Fish games and youth-sized tee shirts (while supplies last).

Ponteverde Press / Booth 4559
New title: The history of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and quackery is told in a unique way through quotes, and the finest medical art ever published. MEDICINE: Perspectives in History and Art is a 600 page coffee-table book with 583 illustrations, most in color and the vast majority never before published, that relates the history of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and quackery in a unique and personal way through the quotes and letters of physicians, nurses, patients, artists, writers, and poets. Rather than a "names and dates" history, readers will learn about great discoveries from those there at the time, including Shakespeare & Mark Twain.

Other Press LLC / 3118,3131
Tote bags and advance Reading Copies of key fall titles

City Lights Books / Booth: 3258
Meet Cindy Sheehan: Friday, May 19th, 11:30AM At Booth #3258 World-famous peace activist Cindy Sheehan signs copies of her new book "Dear President Bush" just published by City Lights. From her trip to the World Social Forum in Venezuela to being ousted from the State of the Union address, Sheehan continues to speak out on topics such as civil disobedience, U.S. foreign policy, New Orleans, military recruitment, her son Casey's death on his 5th day in Iraq, and soldiers who resist.

Jones Books / Booth: 4575
Oo la la! Win Pastry for Two at Firehook Bakeries and Meet Paris Travel Guide Author Joyce Mitchell. The author of "Paris by Pastry: Stalking the Sweet Life on the Streets of Paris," Joyce Slayton Mitchell, will be at Jones Books, booth 4575, on Saturday, May 20, from 11 to 5 p.m., to chat about her delicious new book. She'll draw the winner for the Pastry for Two gift certificate, courtesy of Firehook Bakeries, at 4 p.m. on Saturday. A bientot.

Hellenic Federation of Publisher / Booth: 1048
Event Sat. night: Melanes of Naxos, A Pioneering Center of Marble Carvers in the Aegean by Dr. Vassilios Lambrinoudakis, Professor of Classical Archeology, University of Athens. "It is well known that the Greek island of Naxos, played a major role in the creation of Classical monumental art. Rich in marble as it is, it gave birth to skillful stone carvers, who made the first steps towards monumental marble architecture and sculpture. Recent research in the village of Melanes, Naxos, has revealed new aspects of this pioneering creation during the period of the 8th and 7th centuries B.C." May 19, 2006, 6:30 - 8:30 pm The Embassy of Greece, 2221 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20008

DK Publishing, Inc. / Booth: 2950
Stop By DK Publishing's Booth For a Full-Color Galley of the Revolutionary Reference Book, PICK ME UP!
DK Publishing invites BEA attendees to stop by Booth #2950 for a copy of Pick Me Up. This full-color galley includes the lenticular jacket art that DK commissioned from eBoy, the well-known digital artists' collective. Pick Me Up promises to usher in a reference revolution in trade publishing--so be sure to grab a galley. Once you pick up Pick Me Up, you won't be able to put it down.

Actionopolis / Booth: 4052
Movie, Comics, and Animation Pros Go Prose: Actionopolis YA Illustrated Novels
Actionopolis is a new line of illustrated novels for young adults featuring writers and artists from film, TV, animation and comics. The Actionopolis line abides by the philosophy that action and adventure should be driven by strong concepts, fully developed characters, and of course, good stories. Actionopolis is dedicated to delivering exciting, and above all, FUN books for all ages. Stop by booth 4052, and get a preview of our first seven books, which launch this summer.

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