NY Kimpton Partners With Simon & Schuster
Wednesday October 16th, 2013 - 10:36AM A
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NEW YORK—On Monday, Oct. 28, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants' 70 park avenue hotel will launch its Reads on the Road program in partnership with The Atria Publishing Group, part of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Guests will be able to download books onto their own personal devices via the hotel’s website while staying on property, with an option to purchase upon check-out.
The first series of titles in this ongoing partnership will include Bellman & Black: A Ghost Story by Diane Setterfield; The Sound and the Furry by Spencer Quinn; and Red Hill: A Novel by Jamie McGuire. Additional reads will be released on a seasonal basis.
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