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Music lovers have Coachella. Comic lovers have Comic-Con. We book lovers have Book Expo America (BEA). It's an annual showcase of the best in publishing, featuring all matter of author and book-related events from panels showcasing upcoming titles, to workshops for industry professionals, to appearances by top authors from around the world. This year promises a huge line-up of new and established authors as well as celebrity authors peddling memoirs and cookbooks. Additionally, every year there's a spotlight on the publishing craft in another country and this year, that country is China. More than 10,000 kinds of Chinese books will be on display! I'll be there, right in the mix, so if you see me, be sure to say hi. Below is a special primer to make your book-loving mouth water.