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"The Little Red Guard": inside a Chinese family

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"The Little Red Guard": inside a Chinese family

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-26

Wenguang Huang's memoir about his childhood in Mao's China tells a universal story of the bonds of love – and the pangs of regret – which can shape a family.
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The Economist's Chinese competition

The Economist has introduced a weekly section devoted to the coverage of China. In a leader announcing the move, the magazine said it is the first time since 1942 - when the US section was introduced... | Guardian – 2012-01-30

NYT publishes Chinese translation of story about workers who make Apple products

The New York Times The New York Times has published a Chinese translation of its story about worker conditions inside the Chinese factories that make Apple products. “The goal was twofold: to share... | Poynter. – 2012-01-27

Want to go “Inside Apple”? Read this book

For the second time in three months a book is set to appear that endeavors to explain the "magic" and mystery of why Apple can do with it does. On Wednesday, "Inside Apple" by Fortune reporter Adam... | GigaOM – 2012-01-23

Inside Apple: The Company Behind Steve Jobs

Author Adam Lashinsky says his book is not a biography of Steve Jobs, but of Apple | BusinessWeek – 2012-01-20

Chinese Writers Sue Apple for Allegedly Hosting Pirated E-books

A group of Chinese writers has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the company's App Store sells pirated versions of the authors' works. | PC World – 2012-01-10

Chinese authors sue Apple for copyright infringement: report

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A group of Chinese authors has sued Apple Inc for 11.9 million yuan ($1.9 million) in compensation for allegedly providing copyright-infringing books for download through its... | Reuters – 2012-01-09

Chinese e-tailer Dangdang launches e-book platform

China's biggest online book retailer Dangdang has launched its e-book platform in China, with... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-23

Foyle family selling leasehold to Charing Cross Road

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Palo Alto family's experience depicted in children's book on gay marriage

When 'Yes on 8' signs began popping up on lawns in their Palo Alto neighborhood in 2008, Kathy and Lee Merkle-Raymond found themselves on the front line of the battle over gay marriage in California. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-03

Inside the design hothouse, where Jobs kept the future at his fingertips

THE design studio where Jony Ive reigns, on the ground floor of Two Infinite Loop on the Apple campus, is shielded by tinted windows and a heavy locked door. Just inside is a glass-booth reception... | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-10-25

Children's books: 'Pie' bakes a family tale in a mystery

A big white cat and a freshly made pie are on the sky blue cover. Just because of that, "Pie," a new chapter book by Sarah Weeks for upper elementary readers, is almost as irresistible as a warm... | SacBee – 2011-10-10

Adobe Brings Typekit's Fonts Into the Family

At its MAX 2011 conference today, Adobe announced it had acquired Typekit, which delivers a cloud-based library of Web fonts to more than 250,000 customers, ranging from individuals to publishers... | AllThingsD – 2011-10-04

Dowler family offered £2m-plus settlement

Talks with News of the World publisher understood to be ongoing over payout that would include sizeable donation to charityMilly Dowler's family have been offered a multimillion-pound settlement... | Guardian – 2011-09-19

Chinese writers demand more book translations

More Chinese books need to be translated and more thought-provoking ideas need to be used in novels to elevate China's literary standing in the world, some of the country's top writers said Friday. | CBC – 2011-08-26

How the Chinese edition of my book about the periodic table got such a risqué cover.

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Murdochs 'in family fallout' over crisis

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Chinese writers to petition Apple over book downloads-report

SHANGHAI, July 7 (Reuters) - A group of Chinese authors will petition Apple Inc to stop the distribution of their books in electronic format through various applications in Apple's App Store, the... | Reuters – 2011-07-07

Meckler's WebMediaBrands Acquires Inside Network

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Apple Under Fire for Conditions at Chinese Plant

Many of the 500,000 workers at Foxconn International Holdings Ltd.’s facilities in Shenzhen and Chengdu are working excessive hours under draconian conditions, according to a report by... | Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-02

American's bookstore in Paris becomes family affair

Sylvia Whitman gave up her ambitions in order to manage her father's iconic Paris bookstore, stitching together their frayed ties and bringing the shop into the 21st century.They used to catch... | L.A. Times – 2011-04-22

Harman Family Affirms Promise to Magazine

Representatives of Sidney Harman, who died Tuesday, and Newsweek co-owner IAC/Interactive said the millionaire's passing won't affect the partnership. | The Wall Street Journal – 2011-04-14

Bonnier Looks Inside the Minds of App Consumers

As the April 4 launch of Moving Media+ draws nearer, Bonnier Publishing is perfecting the tablet experience for industry personnel and audiences through comprehensive research that | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-30

Five-figure deal to indie Inside Pocket

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What hope of a peaceful succession in Rupert Murdoch's family?

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Celebrating Chinese New Year with Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

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Chinese Journalist Forced Out

Chang Ping, a prominent newspaper columnist who challenged government censors by writing about corruption and political reform, was fired by his publisher. | The New York Times – 2011-01-27

Stieg Larsson's family defends estate's management

The dispute over Millennium trilogy author Stieg Larsson's legacy continues, with his brother defending the family's stewardship of the writer's estate. | CBC – 2011-01-22

Inside the Media Hiring Bubble

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Human flesh search engines: Chinese vigilantes that hunt victims on the web

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Johnston Press may sever link with its founding family

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Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

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The estate of The Godfather author Mario Puzo is embroiled in duelling lawsuits with Paramount Pictures, the movie studio behind the classic film versions of his Mafia tale. | CBC – 2012-03-14

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A group of prominent Chinese writers have demanded compensation from technology giant Apple Inc. for allegedly selling unlicensed versions ... | Hindustan Times – 2012-03-19

Chinese author group sues Apple

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12 Chinese authors file suit against Apple

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Warner Bros. intros 'Inside the Script' eBook series, gives film buffs a deeper look

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Book World: ‘The Family Corleone,’ by Ed Falco, a prequel to ‘The Godfather’

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Not Just for Kids: Inside every prince, a bumbling idiot

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“Before They’re Gone: A Family’s Year-Long Quest to Explore America’s Most Endangered National Parks” by Michael Lanza

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Inside the HuffPost Book Club

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Bill supported by J.D. Salinger's family is vetoed in New Hampshire

Gov. John Lynch vetoed a bill that would have allowed J.D. Salinger's family to control his identity for 70 years after his death. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-06-14

‘The Obamians : The Struggle Inside the White House to Redefine American Power ,’ by James Mann

The officials who make foreign policy don’t have it easy. Trapped between the domestic political environment on one side and the international system on the other, they have modest freedom to... | The Washington Post – 2012-06-16

Chinese dissident author wins German book prize

Chinese dissident author Liao Yiwu Thursday won the annual German Book Trade Peace Prize, earning praise for his portrayal of what the judges called "the outcasts of modern China." | Hindustan Times – 2012-06-21

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Chen Guangcheng, whose nighttime escape and conflict with the Chinese government led to a diplomatic crisis for the United States last spring, is writing a memoir to be published next year. | The New York Times – 2012-07-18

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng will release memoir

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