Authors to Autograph in ABA Booksellers Lounge

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This week, the American Booksellers Association announces the schedule of author autographing in the ABA Booksellers Lounge, Room 1E07/08 of the Javits Convention Center, during BookExpo America.

The lounge and its author autographing events are open exclusively to ABA member booksellers.


10:00 - 10:30

Paul Harding


Bellevue Literary Press

10:30 - 11:00

Deanna Raybourn

Diane Chamberlain

The Dead Travel Fast

The Lies We Told: A Novel


11:00 - 11:30

Kate DiCamillo

The Magician's Elephant


2:00 - 2:30

Bruce Feiler

The Council of Dads: My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could Be Me


2:30 - 3:00

Cory Doctorow

David Lubar

For the Win

Goop Soup: Nathan Abercrombie (Accidental Zombie #3)




10:00 - 10:30

Lauren Kate


Delacorte Books for Young Readers

10:30 - 11:00

James Dashner

The Maze Runner

Delacorte Books for Young Readers

11:00 - 11:30  

Pete Nelson

I Thought You Were Dead: A Love Story


11:30 - 12:00

Evan Mandery

M.L. Malcolm

First Contact: Or, It's Later Than You Think

Heart of Lies: A Novel

Harper Paperbacks

12:00 - 12:30

Joseph Caldwell

The Pig Comes to Dinner: A Novel


12:30 - 1:00




1:00 - 1:30

Charles Elton

Mr. Toppit

Other Press

1:30 - 2:00




On Wednesday from 9:00 - 10:00, Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, the authors of Baked Explorations: Classic America Desserts Reinvented, to be published in October by Stewart, Tabori & Chang, will be in the lounge serving breakfast treats from their bakery, Baked, located in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

The ABA Booksellers Lounge is also the place for members to take a break from the hectic trade show floor, check e-mail, recharge laptops, and learn about ABA products and services. The lounge will be open:

  • Tuesday, May 25: 7:30 - 5:00
  • Wednesday, May 26: 9:00 - 3:00 (closes at 3:00 for the ABA Town Hall and Annual Meeting)
  • Thursday, May 27: 9:00 - 5:00

To provide an opportunity for as many members as possible to speak during Wednesday's ABA Town Hall Meeting, a sign-up sheet will be prominently displayed in the ABA Booksellers Lounge beginning Tuesday morning. Booksellers will be called upon in the order in which they sign up.

As an added benefit to ABA members, a free bag check will be available in Room 1E06 from 7:45 - 5:30 on Wednesday and Thursday.