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Barnes & Noble's Sterling Adds Nonfiction Imprint

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Online Only, posted 12.13.06

Sterling Publishing, a subsidiary of the Barnes & Noble bookstore chain, recently announced the launch of an imprint devoted exclusively to narrative nonfiction.

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Publisher Thomas Nelson to Eliminate Book Imprints

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Online Only, posted 12.11.06

Christian publisher Thomas Nelson recently announced that it will eliminate all of its twenty-one imprints and publish books solely under the Thomas Nelson name and logo.

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Perseus Books Group Plans Layoffs in 2007

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Online Only, posted 12.8.06

Perseus Books Group recently announced that approximately thirty employees of the recently acquired Consortium Books Sales and Distribution will be laid off in March 2007.

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Dalkey Archive Will Still Move (but Not Very Far)

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Online Only, posted 12.5.06

Dalkey Archive Press has finally found a new home. Less than a month after the twenty-two-year-old nonprofit publisher abandoned its plans to move from its current location at Ilinois State University to the University of Rochester, Dalkey Archive announced on December 1 that it is moving to the University of Illinois...

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Irish Software Publisher Acquires Houghton Mifflin

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Online Only, posted 12.4.06

Houghton Mifflin, the Boston-based publisher of books by Jhumpa Lahiri and Philip Roth, as well as the "Best American" series of anthologies, was recently acquired by the Irish educational software company Riverdeep Holdings.
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PBS to Air Documentary of L.A. Writer John Fante

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Online Only, posted 12.1.06

On December 12 Independent Lens, a weekly program on PBS, will air a documentary of the late novelist John Fante.

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