Last Call for Print ABA Book Buyer's Handbook [3]

Within the next few weeks, ABA will begin producing the print-on-demand edition of the 2003-2004 edition of the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook. The price for this edition has been set at $55.

Booksellers who have not already sent a pre-order to ABA and who want to purchase a copy should notify the association immediately by completing the online form at http://handbook.bookweb.org/bookorder.jsp [4] or by sending an e-mail to info@bookweb.org [5], with Book Buyer's Handbook in the subject line and include store name, address, phone number, ABA ID number, and number of copies desired. Booksellers who have already sent a pre-order will be contacted by ABA in the next few weeks to verify the order and for payment information.

In April 2002, the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online launched at handbook.bookweb.org/ [6], and since that time more than 900 publishers, distributors, and wholesalers have changed or added information to their company data. Because the electronic Handbook allows publishers to update their company information at any time and includes short-term special offers and active links to publishers' Web sites, the online Handbook has become an invaluable resource for booksellers.

Publishers, wholesalers, and distributors that have not activated their accounts to update their company information in the Handbook online should contact Tory Chiaramida, Handbook coordinator, at handbook@bookweb.org [7] or (914) 591-2665, ext. 1263, for their company's access code.