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  • Unit Sales Up in Early November, Led by Juvenile Fiction

    Unit sales of print books rose 1.3% in the week ended Nov. 3, 2018, over the comparable week in 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 12, 2018

    Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney has the #1 book in the country – again – with ‘The Meltdown.’ Plus musicians tell their stories in two new titles, and Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle gets an illustrated omnibus.

  • B&N's Potential Mystery Buyer Revealed to Be W.H. Smith

    'The Wall Street Journal' reported that the company rumored to be near an acquisition of Barnes & Noble this spring was British retailer W.H. Smith.

  • Bowker Investigating Breach of ISBN Site

    In a notice posted on its website late last week, R.R. Bowker said it has learned that unauthorized charges were occurring on cards after they were legitimately used on its website, which is responsible for issuing ISBNs.

  • The Evolution of Online Book Arbitrage

    With new technology, reselling books on Amazon has become profitable for those willing to trawl thrift stores, library sales, and used bookstores.

  • Booksource Sales Top $100 Million

    After 45 years in retail, Booksource has no regrets about shifting its wholesale business to schools and libraries.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 5, 2018

    John Grisham has the #1 book in the country with ‘The Reckoning.’ Plus Sarah J. Maas’s Throne of Glass series has a fiery finish, and ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ spins to the big screen.

  • Soft Adult Sales Lead to 2% Unit Decline in Late October

    With sales down in both adult categories, unit sales of print books in the week ended Oct. 27, 2018, fell 2.2% compared to the same week in 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • In Counterclaim, B&N Says Former CEO 'Sabotaged' Sale; Sexually Harassed Multiple Women

    Barnes & Noble is now seeking damages from recently fired CEO Demos Parneros for breaching his fiduciary duties, including derailing the sale of the company so he could retain his job as B&N's CEO.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: October 29, 2018

    Cooking titles by Yotam Ottolenghi and René Redzepi debut on our hardcover nonfiction list. Plus Lin-Manuel Miranda puts his popular tweets on paper, and Kristina McMorris’s ‘Sold on a Monday’ has its best sales to date two months after release.

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