News Briefs

March 2006
Book Publishing Report;3/13/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p5
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The article presents news briefs on various publishing companies. The Association of American Publishers announced that net sales for the U.S. publishing industry increased by 9.9 percent, reaching a total of $25.1 billion. HarperCollins UK said that Amazon.com posed a bigger threat to Britain's book publishing and retailing industries than Google and members of the Campaign for Reader Privacy are concerned with the Patriot Act's failure to limit the authority to search bookstore and library records of people suspected of terrorism.


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