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Apple's $450 million e-book settlement scores preliminary approval
Apple's proposed $450 million settlement for claims that it colluded with the five major U.S. publishers to increase e-book prices.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Big Brother beauty cosies up with MasterChef hunk
THIS is not your textbook reality TV romance - a Big Brother star and a MasterChef contestant seem to have found love.
Amazon has rolled out a new program for the true reading addict. Named Kindle Unlimited, it operates on the same premise as other subscription services such as Netflix or Hulu Plus.
American politics: Purpose and worth
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan. By Rick Perlstein.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Legendary Sets Scribe For 'Operation Shakespeare'
EXCLUSIVE : Legendary Pictures is in talks with Michael Werwie to script Operation Shakespeare , an adaptation of the John Shiffman book.
Michelle's a tonic for young hospital patients
The event, organised by Starlight Children's foundation and publisher Simon and Schuster, is part of series of trips in which authors and illustrators visit poorly children in hospitals.
Mapping 'Madeline' Creator's New York Haunts
Madeline, the smallest of the "twelve little girls in two straight lines" who lived in "an old house in Paris that was covered in vines," was born in Manhattan.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Best Back To School Books For The Off To College Crowd
College is a monumental time in a young person's life. While they might be looking forward to dorm life, parties, and their impending independence, the true excitement is the intellectual vivacity that they will encounter on campus.
The Big Apple
"Our tongue sandwiches speak for themselves"
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The News Tribune
2."Hard Choices," by Hillary Rodham Clinton A detailed chronicle of Clinton's time as secretary of State.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Simon & Schuster Forms Distribution Partnership With Regan Arts
Simon & Schuster has formed a sales and distribution partnership with Judith Regan's new imprint Regan Arts, a new division of Phaidon.
Upgrade Your Print Books to Ebooks with BitLit
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Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited
Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.
Judge Troubled by Apple's Proposed E-Books Settlement
A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions could drastically reduce money paid to consumers depending on appeals.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Pordland Mercury
Coming Out Party
The Todd Glass Situation by Todd Glass Reading at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills, Beaverton, Thurs July 24, 7 pm MOST COMEDY MEMOIRS are mediocre.
eBooks: Kindle Unlimited
Last October, I wrote about the two new subscription services for eBooks. eBooks: Oyster or Scribd, Who Will Become the Netflix of eBooks? As your dedicated Readers & Book Lovers eBook correspondent, I subscribed to both services to give them a trial run.
People, Etc.: Regan Arts Distribution to S&S
Judith Regan will go back to her roots for distribution of her new line Regan Arts ' titles.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Bozell & Graham Column: Hillary's Bullying the Media
Hillary Clinton's $35 doorstop of a memoir is a flop. It was a best-seller to hard-core Democrats, but her advance is estimated at $14 million, which means Simon & Schuster is taking a bath in the hopes of a publishing a future president.
Lance Fitzgerald will join the Crown Publishing Group as vp, director of subsidiary rights on August 4. Previously he was director of subsidiary rights at Simon & Schuster.