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Barnes & Noble to Host First Sarah Palin Book Signing for Going Rogue, Her Highly Anticipated Autobiography

Sarah Palin to Visit Select Barnes & Noble Bookstores Nationwide;
Locations Include Michigan, Virginia, Florida, Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota

New York, NY –November 9, 2009 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, announced today that Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska and vice presidential candidate, will kick off the book tour for her new autobiography, Going Rogue: An American Life, with a book signing at the Woodland Mall Barnes & Noble in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Ms. Palin will continue her tour at select Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide. 

Going Rogue traces one ordinary citizen’s extraordinary journey, and imparts Sarah Palin’s vision of a way forward for America and her unfailing hope in the greatest nation on earth.  Sarah Palin will sign Going Rogue at Barnes & Noble locations on the following dates:

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

  • Barnes & Noble at Woodland Mall
    3195 28th Street SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

  • Barnes & Noble The Villages
    1055 Old Camp Road
    The Villages, FL 32162
    2:30 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble at Colonial Plaza
    Colonial Plaza Market Center
    2418 East Colonial Drive
    Orlando, FL 32803
    7:30 p.m.

Monday, December 7, 2009

  • Barnes & Noble Mall of America
    118 E. Broadway
    Mall of America
    Bloomington, MN 55425
    12:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 22, 2009 

  • Barnes & Noble Roanoke
    Valley View Mall

    4802 Valley View Blvd NW
    Roanoke, VA 24012
    11:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

  • Barnes & Noble
    Southern Hills Mall

    4400 Sergeant Road
    Sioux City, IA   51106
    1:00 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble at Sioux Falls
    3700 West 41st Street
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    5:00 p.m.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 774 bookstores in 50 states.  Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 624 college bookstores serving nearly 4 million students and over 250,000 faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States.  Barnes & Noble is the nation's top bookseller brand for the sixth year in a row, as determined by a combination of the brand's performance on familiarity, quality, and purchase intent; the top bookseller in quality for the second year in a row and the number two retailer in trust, according to the EquiTrend® Brand Study by Harris Interactive®. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features hundreds of thousands of titles in its eBookstore (www.bn.com/ebooks).   Customers can buy and read eBooks on a wide range of platforms, including the iPhone and iPod touch, BlackBerry® smartphones, as well as most Windows® and Mac® laptops or full-sized desktop computers.
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