Sales of 9/11 Report Top 350,000 But W.W. Norton Waits For Profit

August 2004
Book Publishing Report;8/2/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 29, p1
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W.W. Norton & Co. has estimated that sales of the 9/11 Commission Report hit 350,000 within five days of its publication. But Louise Brockett, the vice president and director of publicity for the company, said it will take six months to determine if the book will make a profit. The report is also available for free online at the 9/11 commission Web site, and over 50 million hits have been reported since the publication. Months before the final report was complete, the bipartisan commission indicated they'd look at proposals from book publishers to make the report available to the public.


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