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Bookselling at New York Comic Con

When my friend asked if I could be a bookseller at New York Comic Con I said yes before even looking at my calendar. Selling books! At Comic Con! There was no way I was going to miss it. I haven’t been a proper bookseller in a few years, and I’ve never been to ComicCon, but I was excited even though I had no idea what to expect. Here’s what I saw: Comic Con is a great place for book nerds. Obviously Comic Con has moved way beyond just comic […]

8 Things You Didn’t Know Were Happening at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Even if you’ve never been, you know the Frankfurt Book Fair is a big deal–the biggest deal, maybe.  But even if you know about the movie deals, the hours and hours of publisher education, and the demonstrations of slick new digital technology, you still only have part of the story. Frankfurt is certainly about narrative in all its (plat)forms, but the world’s largest book fair has grown to accomodate even more than that. From contests, to fine cuisine, to a journey to the birth of the universe (for real, though), […]