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Investment Firm Makes Proposal for 51% of B&N

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-21

The private investment firm G Asset Management has made a proposal to buy a 51% stake in Barnes & Nobles in a deal valuing the company at $22 per share.
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Time to rethink the publishing internship?

Digiday – 2014-02-21

Gawker's new Recruits program will gauge prospective writers not on the writing itself, but rather what kind of traffic that writing generates. That's a uniquely digital spin on the idea of the internship, which is the traditional way that...
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Apple Remains Defiant After Loss on Monitor Appeal

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-21

In a letter filed yesterday, Apple advised the court that it would only provide those documents to the monitor that it viewed as being within the monitor’s narrow mandate.
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In a Digital World, What Does “Out of Print” Mean?

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-21

With ebooks and print-on-demand, readers never again have to want for a much loved, long forgotten, or previously unpublished book from a cherished writer.
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Harper Lee settles lawsuit with Alabama museum

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-20

Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' sued Monroe County Heritage Museum for using her name and her book without compensating her.
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After Losing Monitor Appeal, Apple Gets a Referee

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-20

The appointment of Dolinger to oversee any future disputes appears designed to ensure any future Apple disputes have merit, and that the parties are at least working constructively to resolve those disputes.
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Harper Lee settles To Kill a Mockingbird lawsuit against museum

CBC – 2014-02-20

To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee is settling a federal lawsuit she filed against a museum in her south Alabama hometown over its sale of souvenirs featuring her name and the title of her book.
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LinkedIn opens its blog publishing platform to everyone

Engadget – 2014-02-20

A handful of big-shot professionals have long had the freedom to express themselves through LinkedIn's blogging platform, but most careerists have had to sit on the sidelines. Starting today, though, just about everyone can have their voices heard...
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Haruki Murakami's newest novel will arrive in the US this August

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-20

After a long wait by English-reading fans, Murakami's novel 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage' will arrive in the US and the UK this August.
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Major New Arabic Ebookstore Seeing Early Success

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-20

Kotobi.com, a major new Arabic ebookstore launched at this year's Cairo Book Fair, has potential to be a gamechanger for publishing in the region.
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Five Graphic Novels Nominated for L.A. Times Book Prize

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-20

Nominees for the 34th annual L.A. Times Book Prizes have been announced and include five finalists for the graphic novel prize.
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Sheffield approves major library cuts

The Bookseller – 2014-02-20

Sheffield City Council has approved plans to slash its library funding and leave only 12 of its...
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Licensing to the Arab World Poses Unique Opportunities

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-20

Book rights directors Rebecca Byers of Plon-Perrin and Benita Edzard of Robert Laffont discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working the Arab World.
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These 8 Female Characters In Literature Deserve Their Own Damn Books

The Huffington Post – 2014-02-20

Books give readers the unparalleled opportunity to assume the perspective of someone other than themselves. But in assuming the perspective of one character, the reader is often denied the chance to explore the internal joys and woes of other...
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Diagram Prize reveals oddest titles of 2014

The Bookseller – 2014-02-20

Working class cats, South African trouts and pies as biography are all some of the topics up for...
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LinkedIn has the one thing other publishing platforms would kill for

GigaOM – 2014-02-20

LinkedIn, which just opened up its publishing platform to anyone for free, has one big strength that most of its traditional publishing competitors don't have, and that should be keeping them awake at night -- if they aren't already
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Chicago Religion Publisher Gets Pope's First Book

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-20

Loyola Press in Chicago gets the first book from Pope Francis.
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New Law in Israel Curtails Bookstore Discounts

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-20

A new law in Israel is designed to maintain publisher, bookstore and author profits by limiting discounts in the highly competitive bookselling market.
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Bill & Ted's Comics: Old Enough to Drink, Still Totally Worth It

Wired – 2014-02-20

It's been two decades since Bill & Ted's Excellent Comic Book hit the shops -- and it's still great after all these years.    
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Viz Media to Offer Print Manga in India

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-20

In conjunction with its distributor S&S International, Viz Media is expanding distribution of its English language print manga titles into India.
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