Penguin Pensive on Print Books As 2010 Closes Strongly

March 2011
Book Publishing Report;Mar2011, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the business success of Penguin Group USA Inc. in 2010 with the growth in its publisher booked sales and operating profit. Chief executive officer (CEO) David Shanks states that there is a great consumer demand for books in the paper format. It notes the efforts of the company including the start of a new imprint and cites the company's 2011 list of new books with authors including Charlaine Harris, Nora Roberts and Sue Grafton.


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