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Baker & Taylor Retail VPto Retire

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES November 15-30, 2003 Edition Baker & Taylor Retail VP to Retire 11/11/03—Jim Ulsamer, age 53, executive vice president of the retail division for Baker & Taylor, has announced he will retire at the end of 2003, ending a 30-year career there. Baker...

Book Deals

Publishing News Book/Movie Deals November 15-30, 2003 Edition Book/Movie Deals Former President Carter Tries Hand At Fiction Writing ATLANTA, GA/11/15/03—Former President Jimmy Carter's first fiction novel, The Hornet's Nest, will arrive in bookstores this month....

General News

Publishing News General News November 15-30, 2003 Edition GENERAL NEWS JK Rowling Tops List of Best Paid British Authors LONDON/11/7/03—According to the London Times, JK Rowling is the highest paid author in history, based on the number of words produced. Rowling's...

Financials

Publishing News Financials November 15-30, 2003 Edition In this section: The Liberty Corporation Regal Entertainment Group The Liberty Corp. Declares Quarterly Dividend GREENVILLE, S.C./11/4/03—The board of directors of The Liberty Corporation (NYSE: LC) today...

Barnes & Noble.com Special Committee to Consider Buyout

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES November 15-30, 2003 Edition Barnes & Noble.com Special Committee to Consider Buyout NEW YORK, NY/11/07/03—Barnes & Noble Inc. plans to buy all outstanding shares that it does not already own in Barnes & Noble.com. In what executives call a cost...

NEW AAP AWARD CELEBRATESCREATIVITY IN INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES November 15-30, 2003 Edition NEW AAP AWARD CELEBRATES CREATIVITY IN INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING WASHINGTON, D.C./11/14/03—The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has announced a new award, to be given for the first time in February, to honor an...

News Update2003 NationalBook Awards Presented

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES November 15-30, 2003 Edition News Update 2003 National Book Awards Presented NEW YORK, NY/11/19/03—Shirley Hazzard, four-time nominee for the National Book Award, finally took home the fiction prize November 19 for her novel, The Great Fire...

Shareholders Charge B&N.comWith Unfair Dealings

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES November 15-30, 2003 Edition News Update Shareholders Charge B&N.com With Unfair Dealings NEW YORK, NY/11/19/03—Shareholders of Barnes & Noble.com and Barnes & Noble have filed about a dozen class action lawsuits against the companies, seeking to...

General News November 1-15, 2003

Authorlink Publishing News Section II: More News November 1-15, 2003 Edition  GENERAL NEWS Hicks' New Drench Kiss Press Focuses on Leftists NEW YORK, NY/10/23/03—A new small press, Drench Kiss Media, has been launched by former Soft Skull publisher Sander...

Book/Movie Deals Nov 1-15, 2003

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES November 1 - 15, 2003 Edition Book/Movie Deals Senior Citizen Gets First Novel Deal After Self Publishing LONDON/10/21/03—Natasha Fairweather of A P Watt, a Cornish woman in her seventies, will have her first novel, The Reckoning, published this...