Archive | May, 2008

Best of BEA: Books of Inspiration with Martha Simmons

At BookExpo America 2006, “Beyond the Book” host Christopher Kenneally hosted Books of Inspiration; a panel discussion of how religion and deeply held personal convictions have shaped our national experience. This excerpt from that program features Martha Simmons, a renowned preacher, who authored Preaching with Sacred Fire: An Anthology of African American Sermons. To listen […]

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Beyond the Book Returns to BookExpo America to Host Three Events

At BookExpo America 2008, Beyond the Book’s Christopher Kenneally will act as host for three educational programs. On Friday, May 30 (1:00PM – 2:00PM), Kenneally will moderate the panel “The Future of Reading.” Details of this panel discussion are as follows: A century ago, the cinema was dismissed as “an invention without a future,” but […]

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Best of BEA: Books of Inspiration with Cholene Espinoza

At BookExpo America 2006, “Beyond the Book” host Christopher Kenneally hosted Books of Inspiration; a panel discussion of how religion and deeply held personal convictions have shaped our national experience. This excerpt from that program features Cholene Espinoza, a former U.S. Air Force U-2 pilot who authored, Through the Eye of the Storm: A Book […]

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Is the “Musification” of Publishing Imminent?

In this Beyond the Book “extra,” presented in anticipation of the 30th annual meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing beginning May 28 in Boston, host Christopher Kenneally examines whether current “packaging” trends in the music industry (think iTunes) will make their way into the publishing world. Taking on the question are executives from two […]

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Beyond the Book Presents: The Best of BookExpo America

In anticipation of BookExpo America 2008 (May 29-June 1 in Los Angeles), the Beyond the Book team is re-airing past BEA Programs. These programs include Pulitzer prize winners, best selling authors, and fabulous tips on how to make it in the book business. We hope you will enjoy these past programs. Please listen in as […]

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Best of BEA: Books of Inspiration with Jay Allison

At BookExpo America 2006, “Beyond the Book” host Christopher Kenneally hosted Books of Inspiration; a panel discussion of how religion and deeply held personal convictions have shaped our national experience. This excerpt from that program features Jay Allison, an independent broadcast journalist. His work airs on NPR’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition, PRI’s This […]

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Best of BEA: Peter Golenbock plays A Winning Season?

At BookExpo America 2007, “Beyond the Book” host Christopher Kenneally hosted A Winning Season? It’s Time to Take Sportswriting Seriously, a panel discussion on the renaissance in “serious” sportswriting. This excerpt from that program features Peter Golenbock, author of 7: The Mickey Mantle Novel and nearly 17 other sports-related books including the bestsellers, Dynasty, The […]

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