Why Barnes & Noble is desperate for another Hunger Games

Life just isn't the same for the bookseller without a new installation in the blockbuster series

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Barnes & Noble's latest earnings report was even worse than Wall Street feared.

This week, the book chain said the most recent quarter's losses more than doubled to $87 million, or $1.56 a share, from $39.8 million, or 76 cents a share, in the same quarter last year.

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