TITLE

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;5/27/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports global developments related to publishing as of May 2002. Efforts of Bertram Group to upgrade customer service; Speculations on the inclusion of U.S. authors in the Man Booker Prize for Fiction awards; Appointment of Jeremy Collingwood as managing director of Bertelsmann-owned online books and entertainment store Bol.com.
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