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Friday, March 20 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Books are the New Vinyl

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As the digital age sucks more and more books into your iPad or Kindle, the need to have the physical in front of you that you can touch and feel and look at becomes an obsession. Yes, we want e-books and audio books, but just as the resurgence of vinyl has created a new cult status, so will the printed book, beautiful in all it's physical glory. Interesting stories, innovative ideas and visual content demands a physical component.

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Danny Bland

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Musician and long-time tour manager turned author, Danny Bland's first novel, "In Case We Die", is a brutally honest, descriptive, vivid tale of love and madness. He is a storyteller of ghosts, both spiritual and psychological. In his new book "I Apologize in Advance for the Awful... Read More →
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Chuck D

Chuck D, Public Enemy/Enemy Books
Leader and co-founder of legendary group Public Enemy, social activist, author and digital music pioneer, Chuck D rose to acclaim in the 1980’s with a string of critically acclaimed and commercially successful albums that addressed weighty issues about race, rage and inequality... Read More →

Marc Gerald

SVP of Innovation, The Agency Group
Marc Gerald is Senior Vice President/innovation and runs the literary department at the The Agency Group where he represents a diverse roster of culture makers, thought leaders, entertainers and writers to the publishing world. A sample range from Eminem, Brian Wilson, Cash Money... Read More →
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Rynda Laurel

Rynda Laurel has an extensive background in the music, entertainment, brand, and online space. She has helped expand and monetize numerous careers, companies, and ventures by focusing on the core strengths of a project then generating new opportunities for discovery and growth. Her... Read More →
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Frank Turner

FRANK TURNER BIOGRAPHY 2015 When is an underdog no longer an underdog? Is it when he’s the act who begins the Olympics Opening Ceremony? Maybe it’s when he has headlined both Wembley Arena and O2 Arena, two of the UK capital’s biggest venues? Or perhaps it’s when each of his... Read More →

Friday March 20, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
ACC Room 16AB

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