TITLE

Covenant Lifts Third World Press to 30% Sales Increase in 2006

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;12/25/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 50, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the sales increase of the Third World Press because of the book "The Covenant with Black America." The Third World Press, which is an independent publisher of African American literature, experienced a 30 percent revenue growth in 2006 because of the bestseller "The Covenant with Black America." The Third World Press is also expected to sell another 15,000 to 20,000 copies of the book in 2007.
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23606344

 

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