November 15-30, 2005 Edition

Barnes & Noble

To Announce Q3

Results Via Webcast

NEW YORK, NY/11/15/05—Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world's largest bookseller, today announced the company will report third quarter 2005 earnings results on Thursday, November 17th, before the market opens. The company will host an investor conference call at 11:00 AM ET on Thursday, November 17th, to review the company's financial results and operations.

This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Barnes & Noble, Inc.'s corporate Web site at The webcast of this call will be archived and available at


Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 819 bookstores in 50 states. For the fourth year in a row, the company is the nation's top retail brand for quality, according to the EquiTrend(R) Brand Study by Harris Interactive(R). Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & (, one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites and the number one online bookseller for quality among e-commerce companies, according to the latest EquiTrend survey.