We are proud book worms. And if you are too, we think you’ll appreciate the amazing line up of published authors whose books will be available for purchase at this year’s Lucene/Solr Revolution. Some of the most accomplished authors in the industry will be speaking – a great opportunity to learn from a significant number of the leading developers and committers of Lucene/Solr, many of whom are responsible for driving Apache Lucene and Solr innovation. And, new this year, their published works will be available for purchase; you can quickly fill up your library with all the open source search knowledge you want. In fact, Manning Publications is offering a great deal on books hand-picked for Lucene/Solr Revolution attendees. Just enter 13lucidw in the Promotional Code box when you check out at manning.com. A 42% discount will automatically be deducted from your total.

But don’t stop there! We encourage other authors and bloggers to share their knowledge. If you have a book in the works or would like to introduce more readers to your blog, reply below or share details on Twitter with the hashtag #LuceneSolrRev.

In the meantime, learn more about the Manning authors presenting at Lucene/Solr Revolution 2013 below.

Ted Dunning, Chief Application Architect, MapR
Opinionated about software and data-mining and passionate about open source, Ted is an active participant of Hadoop and related communities. Ted is a PMC member for the Apache Zookeeper and Mahout projects and co-author of Mahout in Action.

Trey Grainger, Search Technology Development Manager, CareerBuilder
Trey leads the Search Technology Development group at CareerBuilder.com and is the co-author of Solr in Action.

Erik Hatcher, Senior Solution Architect, Lucidworks
Erik is a co-author of Lucene in Action as well as co-author of Java Development with Ant and Java Development with Ant . Erik is an active member of the Lucene community, the Lucene PMC and the Apache Software Foundation.

Grant Ingersoll, Chief Technology Officer, Lucidworks
Grant is a Lucene and Solr committer, and a co-founder of the Apache Mahout machine learning project. Grant’s prior experience includes work in natural language processing and information retrieval. He is the author of Taming Text.

Timothy Potter, Architect, Dachis Group
Timothy is an architect on the Big Data team at Dachis Group, where he focuses on large-scale machine learning, text mining, and social data analysis. Timothy is also the co-author of the forth-coming book Solr in Action.