Book Briefs

October 2004
Book Publishing Report;10/18/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 40, p5
Trade Publication
Reports developments related to book publishers as of October 2004. Release of Allen Carr's book "The Easy Way to Stop Smoking" by Sterling Publishing; Earnings per share guidance of Barnes & Noble Inc.; Publication of new books from Robert James Waller by Random House Inc.


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