Not for the faint of heart, BookExpo
(formerly BEA) is a gratifying yet grueling week in the industry, where
exhibitors big and small interact in a labyrinth of bookish miscellany (read:
the show floor).
As a publicist on the scene—when this
all took place last week—I adhered to a stunningly composed, novel-length
itinerary whose I’s and T’s were dotted and crossed, respectively, weeks before