On 12/6/12, I had the honor of participating in my third holiday book fair at the Union League Club in New York City (my first was 2008, second 2009).
This year was especially fun because several friends (Peter Brown, Brian Floca, Shana Corey) were there and also because my latest book is a true story that took place in New York. It did not seem to be a deciding factor for sales but I enjoy historical proximity.
One bummer: Elizabeth and Chris, friends I’d made at the last two I attended, had to back out at the last minute. Since the club does not post participating authors online, about a week earlier, Elizabeth had e-mailed me a copy of the author lineup (with her mom’s must-sees circled).
Spirits were so high that I failed to take any pictures there. If I’m lucky enough to be invited back, I won’t make that mistake again.
The full lineup (and I feel my book could have just as easily been listed in two other categories):