Quickest event to sell out: Brene Brown, 4hrs, 2 min
Second quickest event to sell out: Mindy Kaling, 5 hrs, 45 min
Attendee who traveled the farthest to attend an event: from Australia.
Others who travelled far: Denmark, Sweden, England, Toronto.
Largest attended event:
Tina Fey in conversation with Steve Martin, May 11, 2012: 6,208 attendees
Fastest book signers:
Phil Jackson: 900 in 55 minutes, Michael Lewis, 400 in 30 minutes
Longest book signing:
Neil Gaiman the book signing (1400 books) ended at 3am
Most appearances by a guest:
Jane Smiley: 4 (twice as interviewer)
Malcolm Gladwell: 3 (twice as the interviewer)
First event: Dave Barry in conversation with Jane Smiley