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June 2004
Book Publishing Report;6/28/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p5
Trade Publication
Reports developments related to the book industry and trade as of June 2004. Distribution of the nonfiction book title of Lola Cashman by the Trafalgar Square Books; Response of the Author's Guild to Random House's announcement on cutting electronic book royalties; Inclusion of book publishing in the Philippines' government Investment Priorities Plan.


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