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Dec 31, 2012, 06:00 ET

Out Of The Easy By National Blue Ribbon Winner Ruta Sepetys Makes Bookspan's Book Clubs List Of Top 13 New Books For 2013

 Bookspan, the largest direct-to-consumer distributor of media products in the United States, and home to 22 book clubs including Doubleday...

Dec 21, 2012, 06:00 ET

Gone Girl By Gillian Flynn And No Easy Day By Mark Owen Make Bookspan's Book Clubs List Of Top 12 Books Of 2012

 Bookspan, the largest direct-to-consumer distributor of media products in the United States, and home to 22 books clubs including Doubleday...

Apr 04, 2006, 01:00 ET

Bookspan Appoints Sue R.E. Geramian Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Markus Wilhelm, Chief Executive Officer of Bookspan, a partnership between Bertelsmann AG and Time...

Feb 21, 2006, 00:00 ET

Heather Drucker Joins as Publicity Director for Bookspan

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Carole Baron, Senior Vice President & Publishing Director of Bookspan, announces the appointment of Heather...

Nov 22, 2005, 00:00 ET

American Compass(R) Launches Blog, RSS Feed, Adding a Literary Conservative Perspective to the Blogosphere

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- American Compass(R), a book club and community resource for intelligent, conservative men and women who care...

Jul 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

Doubleday Book Club(R) - the World's Largest Reading Group - Celebrates Seventy Five Years with New Features and Fabulous Rewards!

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Best sellers at up to 60 percent off publishers' prices. Monthly giveways. Author interviews. Pre-ordering books...

Mar 23, 2005, 00:00 ET

Carole Baron Joins Bookspan as Senior Vice President and Publishing Director

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Carole Baron, former president of G.P. Putnam's Sons and Dutton, is joining Bookspan as Senior Vice President...

Jan 06, 2005, 00:00 ET

Book-Of-The-Month Club (BOMC)(R) Program(TM) Achieves Success Because Members Choose

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Book-Of-The-Month Club's Smart Reader Rewards is achieving great success because the program has added a...

Jul 06, 2004, 01:00 ET

Book-Of-The-Month Club (BOMC)(R) Launches Smart Reader Rewards Program(TM)

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- For over 75 years, the Book-of-the-Month Club helped Americans choose what to read. Now, BOMC is launching a...

Nov 21, 2003, 00:00 ET

Third International Book of the Month Selection Is 'A Blade of Grass' by Lewis Desoto

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the price of imperialism? Recognizing the crucial role that literature plays in answering this...

Aug 05, 2003, 01:00 ET

What is the World Reading Now? 'A Faint Cold Fear' by Karin Slaughter

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- If you miss the next International Book of the Month Selection, you could be the only one on the planet. In...

Jun 12, 2003, 01:00 ET

News Flash: Not Every Book for Children and Young Adults This Summer is Titled 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'

NEW YORK, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With the incredible hoopla surrounding the publication of the fifth book in the Harry Potter series, scheduled...

May 20, 2003, 01:00 ET

Bookspan Launches Conservative Book Club and Hires Brad Miner as Executive Editor

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookspan, which operates over 30 clubs including the Book-of-the-Month Club, the Literary Guild and the History...

May 16, 2003, 01:00 ET

The Life of Pi Wins 2002 New Voices Award for Fiction and Brown Wins New Visions Award

NEW YORK, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Yann Martel, author of The Life of Pi, has been selected as the recipient of Quality Paperback Book Club's...

Mar 19, 2003, 00:00 ET

Bertelsmann DirectGroup Division Introduces International Book-of-the-Month

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- For three-quarters of a century, the Book-of-the-Month Club(R) has helped guide America's reading habits by...

Mar 03, 2003, 00:00 ET

Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings' Named Most Significant Book in the Science Fiction(R) Book Club's Top 50 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien is the Most Significant Science Fiction/Fantasy book of the last...

Feb 11, 2002, 00:00 ET

75 Years Later, Book Clubs Remain Driving Force Behind U.S. Book Sales

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- and Oprah may read this and weep! Consumers say book clubs get the highest ratings for helping...

Apr 25, 2000, 01:00 ET

BOOKSPAN Launches Two New Book Clubs for Women -- Mango and Rhapsody

NEW YORK, Apr. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- BOOKSPAN, the joint venture book club partnership between Doubleday Direct, Inc. and Book-of-the-Month Club,...

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