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AT&T Dominates eReader Connections

attlogo.pngThe majority of publishing stocks dipped today, following general declines on Wall Street. At the same time, All Things Digital spotted a new player in the e-publishing game: “AT&T (T) provides wireless connections for Amazon’s (AMZN) Kindle, Sony’s (SNE) Daily Reader and Barnes & Noble’s (BKS) Nook. And the carrier said it added more than one million wireless data subscriptions for those ‘emerging devices’ last quarter.”

GalleyCat has been tracking the stock performance of the major companies that influence the bookselling business. We created this chart with eight publicly-traded publishing stocks hand-picked by our readers–including company name, symbol, current stock price, and price increase or decrease at week’s close.

-Name- -Symbol- -Last price- -Change-

The McGraw-Hill Co. MHP 35.45 -0.11
Books-A-Million, Inc. BAMM 6.37 0.03
Borders Group, Inc. BGP 0.86 -0.02, Inc. AMZN 125.41 -0.62
Barnes & Noble, Inc. BKS 17.48 -0.32
Wiley John & Sons Inc. JW.A 41.75 -0.46
Scholastic Corporation SCHL 29.9 -0.13
News Corporation NWS 14.68 0.13
Google Inc. GOOG 529.42 -4.87
Apple Inc. AAPL 192.12 -7.17
Sony Corporation SNE 33.23 -0.57

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.