Book Briefs

June 2004
Book Publishing Report;6/14/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p6
Trade Publication
This book presents information, related to the book trade. Barnes & Noble Inc., has called for redemption of all of its $300 million outstanding 5.25% convertible subordinated notes due 2009, effective June 28, 2004. HarperBusiness has acquired world rights to a book by Bill Rancic, winner of the reality show "The Apprentice." Children's publisher Silver Dolphin Books will release a brand extension to its Snappy series in August. Audible Inc., a provider of digitally delivered spoken word audio, is offering free audio downloads of former U.S. President Bill Clinton's keynote speech at Book Expo America in Chicago, Illinois, on June 3.


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