Book Briefs

August 2004
Book Publishing Report;8/9/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 30, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on developments concerning book publishing in the United States, compiled as of August 2004. Sale of initial printing of Bill Clinton's memoir "My Life"; Harcourt Trade's acquisition of North American rights for a first novel from Troy Blacklaws, a 39-year old writer from South Africa; Release of a nine-year-old book written by Barack Obama, the acclaimed keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention.


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