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Barnes & Noble to Offer Signed Editions by More Than 120 Acclaimed Authors

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Who doesn't love getting the chance to grab a signed copy of one of your favorite authors! Well, Barnes & Noble, the nation's largest retail bookseller, is bringing back their popular Signed Edition program, featuring from over 120 acclaimed authors. Customers will only have a limited opportunity to purchase starting from Black Friday, November 27 through the holiday season while they are available.

“For the second year in a row, a huge array of authors have demonstrated incredible enthusiasm for participating in Barnes & Noble’s Signed Editions program, and we are thrilled to be bringing back this one-of-a-kind offering on Black Friday,” Jaime Carey, Chief Operating Officer at Barnes & Noble commented. “There’s a creative gift awaiting everyone at Barnes & Noble stores and shoppers can delight the readers on their list with a truly meaningful gift – a book made special with a favorite author’s signature.”

The authors who personally signed thousands of copies of their books include:

Award-Winning Authors
Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Doerr (All the Light We Cannot See), National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick (In the Heart of the Sea), and Caldecott Medal for U.S. Picture Book Illustration winner Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo Cabret)
Admired Authors, Enduring Works
Worldwide bestsellers Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist) and Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner), and pioneer of teen fiction S.E. Hinton (The Outsiders)
Bestselling Fiction Authors
Chris Colfer (The Land of Stories series), Jan Karon (Come Rain or Come Shine), Gregory Maguire (After Alice), and Brandon Sanderson (Steelheart, B&N Exclusive Edition)
Bestselling Mystery & Thriller Authors
David Baldacci (The Guilty), Michael Connelly (The Crossing), and Elizabeth George (A Banquet of Consequences)
Favorite Authors from Page to Screen
Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon (Outlander), Veronica Roth (Allegiant Collector’s Edition), and Andy Weir (The Martian)
Fascinating Celebrities
Award-winning actress Drew Barrymore (Wildflower), supermodel Christie Brinkley (Timeless Beauty), and comic talents David Spade (Almost Interesting) and Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi’s Big Book of Relationships)
Internet Sensations
Connor Franta (Work in Progress, B&N Exclusive Hardcover Edition), Dan Howell and Phil Lester (The Amazing Book Is Not on Fire: the World of Dan & Phil), and Brandon Stanton (Humans of New York Stories)
Celebrated Chefs
Food Network favorites Ina Garten (Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook), Bobby Flay (Brunch at Bobby’s), and Giada De Laurentiis (Happy Cooking: Giada’s Recipes and Tips for Making Every Meal Count… Without Stressing You Out)
Masters of Business & Money
Renowned businessman and philanthropist Charles G. Koch (Good Profit) and motivational speaker and personal finance instructor Tony Robbins (MONEY Master the Game)
Music Legends
Award-winning musician John Fogerty (Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music), actress and Riot Grrrl Carrie Brownstein (Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl), punk poet laureate Patti Smith (M Train), legendary rocker Elvis Costello (Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink) and Grammy winner Jewel (Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story)
Sports Heroes
Legendary NFL wide receiver Jerry Rice (50 Years, 50 Moments: The Plays That Made Super Bowl History), soccer star Tim Howard (The Keeper: The Unguarded Story of Tim Howard (Young Readers’ Edition), and NBA superstar Jalen Rose (Got to Give the People What They Want

Bestselling Authors Who Motivate & Inspire
Elizabeth Gilbert (Big Magic), Joel Osteen (The Power of I Am), and Ann Romney (In This Together)
Favorite Authors on Politics & Culture
Current presidential contender Ben Carson (More Perfect Union), popular science educator Bill Nye (Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World), and women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem (My Life on the Road)
Powerful Narratives from Top Historians
David McCullough (The Wright Brothers), Jon Meacham (Destiny & Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush), and Stacy Schiff (The Witches: Salem, 1692)
Bestselling Authors of Children’s Picture Books
Award winner Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition), celebrity B. J. Novak (The Book With No Pictures), and bestseller Brad Meltzer (I am Abraham Lincoln)

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.  The Company operates 647 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, (  The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store features more than 4 million digital books in the US ( and UK (, plus periodicals, comics, apps, movies and TV shows, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.

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