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    Revenue at John Wiley & Sons fell 1% in the second quarter ended October 31, compared to the same period a year ago.

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  • B&N Cuts Q2 Losses as Comp Sales Improve

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  • A Very Profitable Quarter for Four Big Publishers

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    Sales at the Hachette Book Group rose 5.1% in the third quarter of 2018 over the same period a year ago, led by backlist sales and a number of good frontlist performances, including Sally Field’s 'In Pieces.'

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    Strong backlist sales, in addition to a 55% jump in sales of digital audiobooks, led to a 42% increase in earnings at HarperCollins in the quarter ended September 30, 2018, over the comparable period a year ago.

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    Boosted by a new licensing agreement for '1984' and 'Animal Farm,' sales and earnings at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s trade division both soared in the third quarter ended September 30, 2018, over the comparable period a year ago.

  • Indigo Q2 Sales Slip, Loss Increases

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