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

Fans Can Visit Barnes & Noble and Meet the Bestselling Authors They Love Including Award-Winning Actors, World Champion Boxers, Famous YouTubers, and More 

New York, New York, 2017-May-01 — /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 (April 26, 2017) announced a star-studded event lineup for the month of May, with bestselling authors, award winning actors, world champion boxers, famous YouTubers, and so many others, making special appearances at its stores nationwide to launch their new books. Throughout the month of May, fans will have the exciting opportunity to stop by Barnes & Noble and meet the celebrities they love including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Beth Behrs, Paula Hawkins, Jo Nesbo, Gabby Sidibe, Lilly Singh, 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 May:

Barnes & Noble hosts over 100,000 events annually at its stores across the country. Other events that will take place at Barnes & Noble this May include Brian Freeman (Marathon) in Roseville, MN, and Edina, MN; Wade Phillips (Son of Bum: Lessons My Dad Taught Me About Football and Life) in Dallas, TX (Lincoln Park store), Beaumont, TX, and Houston, TX (River Oaks Shopping Center store); Caroline Kitchener(Post Grad: Five Women and Their First Year Out of College) in Macon, GA; Megan Whalen Turner (Thick as Thieves) in Cleveland, OH (Woodmere store); John Sandford (Golden Prey) in Charlotte, NC (Arboretum store); 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 June.

SOURCE: Barnes & Noble, Inc.


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