Random House’s Knopf Doubleday group returns to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, and they’d love for attendees to visit them at Booth #1515. Read on to see which authors will be there!
There will other Random House groups at the 2014 SDCC as well, included Pantheon & Schocken Books and Vintage Anchor Books.
This year’s appearing authors include:
• Knopf author Anne Rice, author of PRINCE LESTAT (October 2014) – Ms. Rice’s signing will take place on Saturday, July 26, from 3-5 pm (location TBD). And watch for a fun giveaway at the Random House booth (#1515) while supplies last.
• Doubleday novelist Chuck Palahniuk, author of BEAUTIFUL YOU (October 2014) – Palahniuk will appear on the Fight Club panel on Saturday, July 26, at 7 pm (Room 25ABC), and he will sign books at the Random House booth (#1515) during the convention.
• Doubleday novelist Daniel H. Wilson, author of ROBOGENESIS (June 2014) – Wilson will speak on the SF/Robots author panel on Saturday, July 26, at 12 noon (Room 7 AB), and he will sign books at the Random House booth (#1515) during the convention.
• Debut Pantheon graphic novelist Michael Cho, author of SHOPLIFTER (September 2014) – Cho will appear on the Words & Pictures/Graphic Novel panel on Friday, July 25, at 3 pm (Room 9) and then in conversation with Pantheon’s own Chip Kidd on Friday, July 25, at 5 pm (Room 28DE) to talk about Pantheon’s entire graphic novel list. He will also sign teasers to SHOPLIFTER at the Random House booth (#1515) during the convention.
• Pantheon/Vintage Anchor novelist Charles Yu, author of HOW TO LIVE SAFELY IN A SCIENCE FICTIONAL UNIVERSE and SORRY PLEASE THANK YOU, whose new novel, THE BOOK OF WISHING (2016), is already in the works – Yu will appear on two panels: Wonderbook: Writers on Creativity and Inspiration on Thursday, July 24, at 10 am (Room 28DE) and Future Landscapes on Saturday, July 26, at 1 pm (Room 28DE). He will also stop by the Random House booth (#1515) and may even tell fans a bit about his new novel, THE BOOK OF WISHING, forthcoming soon from Pantheon Books.
As always, there will be giveaways at the booth like buttons, bookmarks, doggie poop bags (yes, you read that right), and other swag, plus previews of Pantheon’s forthcoming graphic novels SHOPLIFTER by Michael Cho (September 2014), SUGAR SKULL by Charles Burns (September 2014), HERE by Richard McGuire (October 2014), and THE ADVENTURES OF LOVELACE AND BABBAGE by Sydney Padua (April 2015) in addition to F (August 2014), a quirky new novel by Daniel Kehlmann about three brothers, a hypnotist, and a Rubik’s Cube… be sure stop by the booth to hear more.
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