May 30, 2014
Melville House at BEA
by Alex Shephard
Will you be in New York this May for BEA 2014? We’ll have a bigger presence than ever, with signings, panels and parties. We’ll be giving away mountains of galleys and an endless parade of high fives, so get your fiving elbow warmed up and check out when and where you’ll find us.
FRIDAY MAY 30TH
9:30 – 10:20 am Javits Center, Room 1E15
Marek Hlasko: Rediscovering a Literary Rebel
Join publisher Ross Ufberg, translators David Goldfarb and Antonia Lloyd-Jones and our own editor Sal Robinson as they discuss how small presses can revive lost authors.
11:00 am Javits Center, Melville House Booth #2738
Mariusz Szczygieł Signing
Celebrated journalist Mariusz Szczygieł will be in our booth signing copies of his Europe Award-winning Gottland: Mostly True Stories from Half of Czechoslovakia while supplies last.
6:00 – 8:00 pm LRB Offices 21 West 46th St. b/w 5th and 6th Ave., 16th Floor, NYC
INTERNATIONAL CRIME MONTH PARTY!!!
Don’t miss it! Join Akashic Books, Europa Editions, Grove Atlantic and Melville House will be bringing our hardbitten staffs and some of our biggest most nefarious authors to lounge, lurk, creep and generally get up to no good to celebrate International Crime Month. With drinks provided by Brooklyn Brewery.
SATURDAY MAY 31ST
9:00 – 3:00 pm Javits Center, Melville House Booth #2738
The Melville House booth will be open into Saturday this year, as we stick around for BookCon, the new public-facing period of BEA. This’ll be your last chance to come see us in all of our bedraggled conference-hardened glory! Come say hello!
Alex Shephard is the director of digital media for Melville House, and a former bookseller.