Barnes & Noble announces star-studded event lineup for the month of June

Fans Can Visit Barnes & Noble and Meet the Bestselling Authors They Love Including Famous Comedians, World-Champion Boxers, Well-Known YouTubers, Bestselling Authors and More 

New York, New York, 2017-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today ( June 1, 2017) announced a star-studded event lineup for the month of June, with famous comedians, world-champion boxers, well-known YouTubers, bestselling authors, and so many others, making special appearances at its stores nationwide to launch their new books. Throughout the month of June, fans will have the exciting opportunity to stop by Barnes & Noble and meet the celebrities they love including Chelsea Clinton, Sherman Alexie, Roxane Gay, John Grisham, Kevin Hart, Bethany Mota, Mike Tyson, and more. Customers should visit the Barnes & Noble Store Locator for more details on each event.

Below is a list of some of the major events taking place at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide this month:

  • Chelsea Clinton, She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York City, June 3 at 11 AM.
  • David Ross, Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages, Barnes & Noble in Skokie, IL, June 1 at 7 PM; Barnes & Noble in Tallahassee, FL, June 15 at 7 PM.
  • Mike Tyson, Iron Ambition: My Life with Cus D’Amato, Barnes & Noble in Las Vegas, NV, June 3 at 1 PM.
  • Al Franken, Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, Barnes & Noble in Rochester, MN, June 3 at 2 PM.
  • John Grisham, Camino Island, Barnes & Noble in Paramus, NJ, June 6 at 1 PM.
  • Kevin Hart, I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons, Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York City, June 5 at 7 PM; Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles, CA, June 12 at 7 PM.
  • Roxane Gay, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York City, June 12 at 7 PM.
  • Eddie Izzard, Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens, Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles, CA, June 17 at 3 PM.
  • Elin Hilderbrand, The Identicals, Barnes & Noble in Homestead, PA, June 15 at 7 PM; Barnes & Noble Skokie Old Orchard in Skokie, IL, June 18 at 2 PM; Barnes & Noble in Edina, MN, June 19 at 7 PM; Barnes & Noble Eastchester in Scarsdale, NY, June 23 at 7 PM.
  • Bethany Mota, Make Your Mind Up, Barnes & Noble Tribeca in New York City, June 13 at 6 PM; Barnes & Noble in Miami, FL, June 15 at 7 PM; Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles, CA, June 19 at 7 PM.
  • Sherman Alexie, You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir, Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York City, June 16 at 7 PM.
  • Don Winslow, The Force, Upper West Side Barnes & Noble in New York City, June 20 at 7 PM; Barnes & Noble Concord Pike in Wilmington, DE, June 21 at 6 PM; Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles, CA, June 27 at 7 PM.

Barnes & Noble hosts over 100,000 events annually at its stores across the country. Other events that will take place at Barnes & Noble this June include Alan Alda (If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face) at Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York City, June 10 at 2 PM; Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland (The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.) at Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York City, June 20 at 7 PM; Gerard Way and the Young Animals Creative Team(Doom Patrol Vol. 1: Brick by Brick) at the Barnes & Noble Skokie Old Orchard in Skokie, IL, June 24 at 7 PM; and so many others. Customers should visit the Barnes & Noble Store Locator for a full list, and stay tuned for the next announcement unveiling the fantastic events lineup for July.

About Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.  The Company operates 634 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com).  The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store features more than 4.5 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com), plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.

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All Contacts:

Mary Ellen Keating
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
(212) 633-3323
mkeating@bn.com

Alan McNamara
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
(212) 633-3379
amcnamara@bn.com

Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.