Norton Has Higher Expectations for 2006 Releases After Lackluster 2005

March 2006
Book Publishing Report;3/13/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the high expectations of W.W. Norton & Co. for 2006. Chairman and president Drake McFeely commented that they saw the trade side and hardcover decline a bit after a couple of years and was entirely expected by them. According to him, Norton is starting on much stronger footing in terms of 2006.


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