ALA Unit/Subunit: UNITED
Meeting Type: Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Learn about using and promoting Book Club Central (www.bookclubcentral.org) in your library and community. Donna Seaman of Booklist will moderate a panel that will include Bill Kelly of Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library; James Mustich (bookseller and author of "1,000 Books to Read Before You Die"), and Amy Stewart (author, bookseller, and speaker).
James Mustich began his career in bookselling at an independent book store in Ossining, New York, in the early 1980s. In 1986 he co-founded, and was for two decades the guiding force behind, the acclaimed book catalogue "A Common Reader". He subsequently has worked as an editorial and product development consultant for publishers and booksellers, and is currently Vice President for Digital Product at Barnes & Noble.
Amy Stewart is the award-winning author of nine books, including her acclaimed fiction debut "Girl Waits with Gun" and the bestsellers "The Drunken Botanist" and "Wicked Plants.". She and her husband own a bookstore called Eureka Books.