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Books from Boxes: Where Will We Find the Next Bestsellers?
Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 11:30 am
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States
Readers and booksellers were delighted this year by discoveries of half-century old manuscripts that yielded Go Set A Watchman, a novel from the reclusive Harper Lee, and What Pet Should I Get?, by the beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. The bestseller lists for 2015 also included Grey, a retelling of the bawdy smash 50 Shades of Grey. Yet audiences – not to mention publishers – will need to discover new tales and new talent if the book business is to thrive. Join Andrew Albanese, Publishers Weekly senior writer, and moderator, Christopher Kenneally of Copyright Clearance Center, as they discuss the importance, and the challenge, posed by the search for the source of the next generation of “classics.”