Larry and Sergey, you can brag all you want about Moonshots—your driverless cars, your WiFi for developing countries, your other marvels; and sure, I’m also happy to hear about the new Literata font for e-books. But overall, compared to the past, you just don’t seem to care as much about the people who made you […]
Laurence J. Kirshbaum, a literary agent and former publisher, will return to publishing to lead a new imprint for Amazon, he said on Sunday night.
In an e-mail to agents sent Sunday evening, Jeff Belle, an Amazon executive, said that Mr. Kirshbaum would begin immediately.
NORTH CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2005--Courier Corporation (Nasdaq: CRRC), one of America's leading book manufacturers and specialty publishers, today announced results for the quarter ending December 25, 2004, the first quarter of its 2005 fiscal year. Continuing its pattern of higher sales to the education market, the company reported $51.3 million in revenues for the quarter, up 10% from last year's first-quarter sales of $46.8 million. Net income for the quarter was $4.1 million or $.50 per diluted share, an increase of 6% over prior-year results of $3.9 million or $.48 per diluted share. Both of the company's operating segments reported increased sales. Book