Hudson Booksellers Hosts Saints' Michael Lewis Book Signing Event, Complete with Lombardi Trophy, in New Orleans International Airport

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Booksellers, the #1 airport bookseller in the U.S. and one of the largest booksellers overall, recently hosted a book signing featuring former New Orleans Saints Pro Bowler Michael Lewis at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

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Fans of Lewis and the 2010 Super Bowl-winning Saints were able to view, photograph and touch the Lombardi Trophy, while meeting the popular former return specialist, who currently serves as an ambassador for the Saints organization. Lewis was signing World Champs, the official behind-the-scenes book highlighting the Saints' winning Super Bowl XLIV season. The 264-page hard cover book features photos of the season and the Super Bowl celebrations, and includes commentaries from the team's ownership, coaches and players.

With the opening of three new Hudson Booksellers in Newark Liberty International Airport last year, there are now some 65 standalone Hudson Booksellers stores catering to travelers' needs from coast to coast. In the past two years, 10 new stores have been added to the chain.

Hudson Booksellers sponsors frequent author signings, and other special events and promotions throughout the year. The chain is currently offering a free collectible canvas tote bag (a $12.95 value) with the purchase of any two hard cover books. The new Hudson Book Club Facebook page is available at Facebook.com/HudsonBooksellers.

About Hudson Group: Hudson Group, the largest duty-paid travel retailer in North America, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of international duty-free travel retailer Dufry AG (DUFN) of Basel, Switzerland. The company operates some 600 Hudson News, Hudson Booksellers, cafes and premier specialty retail shops in 70 airports and transportation terminals in the United States and Canada, and additional newsstands in 11 more countries around the world. The combined Dufry/Hudson entity oversees over 1,100 stores in 41 countries and 148 airports and terminals.

For more information, please visit www.hudsongroup.com  and www.dufry.com. The company's bookstore brand, Hudson Booksellers, is headquartered in Marietta, GA.

Editors please note: Michael Lewis book signing photos available.

SOURCE Hudson Group



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