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  • Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America

    Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America
    The first-ever global longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced Wednesday, and includes four Americans. For 2014, books written in English and published in Britain were eligible, regardless of the author's nationality. Americans on the list are...
  • What Amazon's e-book numbers are and aren't telling you

    How much should an e-book cost? Publishers set the retail price for a current e-book, like James Patterson's "Invisible," at $14.99. That's a lot less than a hardcover copy of the book ($25.50), but it's still more than Amazon thinks a reader should be...
  • Daily Press owner to enter 5-year affiliation deal for Cars.com

    Daily Press owner to enter 5-year affiliation deal for Cars.com
    Tribune Publishing, the owner of the Daily Press, announced Tuesday it will enter into a five-year affiliation agreement with Classified Ventures to continue marketing Cars.com products after the sale of its online car shopping website to Gannett Co....
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' � A to Z

    Thirty years ago, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird self-published a black-and-white comic book with the unusual name "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Only 3,000 copies were printed of the 40-page over-sized comic, but from that humble beginning rose an...
  • Photosynthesis festival at Annenberg focuses on music, photography

    Photosynthesis festival at Annenberg focuses on music, photography
    It was Jakob Dylan who came up with a name for the genre of music that photographer Mark Seliger now plays with his band Rusty Truck: "Lonesome." Seliger himself calls it "simple melancholic singer-songwriter" alt-country, which he'll perform this...
  • Madeline L'Engle's 'A Wrinkle in Time' will finally be a movie

    Madeline L'Engle's  'A Wrinkle in Time' will finally be a movie
    There have been TV tries, but it's never had a big screen treatment. Now, Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" may finally be a film. Variety reports that Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed Disney's "Frozen," has decided to take on "A Wrinkle in...
  • Time Warner Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback, Earnings Rise Thanks to HBO

    Time Warner reported results for its second financial quarter after outmaneuvering Rupert Murdoch's takeover play and shedding its publishing business. Despite the corporate drama, it was a stronger quarter than expected. Driven primarily by the...
  • Sherlock Holmes is really, really in the public domain -- really

    Sherlock Holmes is really, really in the public domain -- really
    If the last thing keeping you from writing Sherlock Holmes fan fiction were the licensing fees, wait no longer. A judge has ruled that Sherlock and the familiar elements of his stories are in the public domain and, in a strongly worded opinion, criticized...
  • A textbook case of gouging on college campuses

    A textbook case of gouging on college campuses
    To the editor: No one quoted in the article mentioned the possibility of not changing textbooks every year or so for some classes. Why is it necessary to change an algebra text or have bookkeeping, ancient history or language textbooks updated every year?...
  • 'The Kills' a massive novel about dirty deeds in Iraq

    "The Kill" by Richard House; Picador (912 pages, $35) If you'd like to immerse yourself in a novel during your August vacation, and if you're skeptical of a world in which private contractors get away with dirty deeds outside the reach of the law,...
  • Women & Children First starts fresh chapter with new owners

    Women & Children First starts fresh chapter with new owners
    Women & Children First bookstore enthusiasts, of whom there are legions, let out a collective cheer last week when the outgoing owners announced they were handing the reins to Sarah Hollenbeck and Lynn Mooney, current employees and friends to the...