Sourcebooks Claims 50% Growth Spike For First Half of 2006

September 2006
Book Publishing Report;9/18/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 36, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Sourcebooks Inc., of Naperville, Illinois, has already entered a 50% increase in revenue for the first half of 2006, according to the company's CEO and founder Dominique Raccah. The Sourcebook has published about 220 titles in 2006, substantially with reference, poetry and history titles. The top title for Sourcebooks in 2005 included "The Naked Roommate," by Harlan Cohen, which has 92,000 copies in print and "Young Patriots," by Charles Cerami.


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