Hot Books from Small Press

Sun., June 29
3-4 p.m.
Las Vegas Convention Center, N218

Join Robert Dawson, Adele Griffin, and Russ Kick as they discuss their books from small presses. A booksigning will follow; some books will be given away and others will be for sale. Library Journal’s Barbara Hoffert will moderate.

Robert DawsonRobert Dawson

The Public Library: A Photographic Essay, Princeton Architectural Press
March 2014; $35; 978-1-61689-217-3

Robert Dawson’s photographs have been exhibited in numerous museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Getty Museum, and the Library of Congress. He teaches photography at San Jose State University and Stanford University.


Adele GriffinAdele Griffin

The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone, Soho/Random House
Aug. 2014; $17.99; 978-1-61695-360-7

Adele Griffin is a two-time National Book Award finalist and the highly acclaimed author of numerous books for young adult and middle grade readers. Her works include Sons of Liberty and Where I Want to Be, as well as the popular Witch Twins and Vampire Island series. Adele lives with her husband, Erich; their two young children; and their dog, Edith, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Russ Kick (photo credit: Ross Smith)Russ Kick

The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature,Seven Stories Press
Nov. 2014; $38.95; 978-1-60980-530-2

Russ Kick's bestselling anthologies, including You Are Being Lied To and Everything You Know Is Wrong, have sold over half a million copies. The New York Times has dubbed Kick "an information archaeologist," Details magazine described Kick as “a Renaissance man,” and Utne Reader named him one of its “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.” Russ Kick lives and works in Nashville, Tenn., and Tucson, Ariz.