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Profits for HarperCollins

Newscorp, the parent company of HarperCollins, reported their official 2007 fiscal numbers. HarperCollins had a mixed bag for the 4th quarter. Revenue was up $39 million over the same quarter in 2006 to $295 million, but full year operating income… more

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NYTimes Talks EBooks

In today’s New York Times tech section is an article about the growth of ebooks. The writer, Peter Wayner, offers up a summarization of places to buy ebooks (Fictionwise) and formats (Mobipocket and eReader) and devices (cellphones, PDA, and Sony… more

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Book Sales Are on the Rise

According to figures from the Association of American Publishers, book sales in June rose 4.3% to $720.6 million and 7.9% year to date. Increases Audiobook: 25.9% to $12.9 million E-books: 13.5% to $2.7 million Children’s/YA hardcover up 22.2% to $42.3… more