Jimmy Fallon To Take Breakfast Stage At Bookexpo America


Norwalk, CT—May 22, 2012: Officials at BookExpo America (BEA) have announced that Jimmy Fallon will make a special “guest appearance” at the Author Breakfast on Thursday, June 7 at 8:00am in the Special Events Hall.  He will be at BEA to promote the publication of THANK YOU NOTES 2 which he has written with the writers of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The book has just been published (May 22) by Grand Central Publishing.  Jimmy Fallon’s first book, Thank You Notes, became a New York Times Bestseller.  

The other authors speaking at the Thursday June 7 Breakfast include Kirstie Alley, who will be Master of Ceremonies, as well as Michael Chabon, Zadie Smith, and J.R. Moehringer.  Publishers Weekly will also present its 20th annual PW Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year Award.    Tickets for all BEA Author Breakfasts are currently on sale for $45 for breakfast roundtable seating and $25 for no breakfast theater seating.   You must be a registered BEA attendee in order to purchase a ticket.  Doors open at 7:45am.  

“We are ecstatic that Jimmy Fallon has agreed to appear at BEA,” notes Steve Rosato, Show Manager for BEA.  “Hands down, we have a fantastic line up of author speakers, not just at this Thursday Breakfast but across the board at all our special author events.  I am grateful to Grand Central Publishing for making this appearance by Jimmy Fallon possible, as I am to all the publishers and authors who are contributing their time and talent to making BEA a huge hit in 2012!” 

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ABOUT BOOKEXPO AMERICA: BookExpo America (BEA) is North America’s largest gathering of book trade professionals attracting an international audience. It is organized with the support of association partners including the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the American Booksellers Association (ABA).  BEA is recognized for the media attention it brings to upcoming books as well as for the notable authors it attracts to the convention itself.   

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