In the Loop

November 2000
Book Publishing Report;11/20/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p7
Trade Publication
Presents a round-up of news from the United States book industry, as of November 2000. Electronic books at Amazon.com; Independent Publishers Group; McGraw-Hill Consumer Products; Association of American Publishers; Writing award of Susan Sontag.


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