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  • Check It Out: Loved the movie? Try the book

    The current trend of making young-adult books into movies is exploding! "The Hunger Games," "Divergent" and "The Fault in Our Stars" are just a few success stories, with more on the way. Movie releases are turning these books into publishing sensations...
  • Clifford The Big Red Dog Fetches 2016 Release Date

    Universal has dated its "Clifford The Big Red Dog" movie for April 8, 2016. The story of the 25-foot-tall dog will be a live-action/animated 3D comedy-adventure. Scholastic Media's Deborah Forte will produce the film, based on Scholastic's book series by...
  • Judge approves $450-million Apple e-book settlement

    The judge in the Apple e-book case has given preliminary approval to a proposed $450-million settlement, Reuters reports. Apple was found guilty in 2013 of colluding with five major publishers to fix e-book prices. The settlement will provide $400...
  • Object Lesson: Hollywood mechanic's rare Japanese internment photos

    Object Lesson: Hollywood mechanic's rare Japanese internment photos
    In the photo, a young boy hangs on a fence. His face is partially obscured; his eyes hover just above his bent knuckles. His stance is playful. On first impression, he looks like any kid in the middle of play. The background, however, tells another...
  • Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'

    Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'
    Bill Gates has performed quite a few feats of business magic in his day. Now he's performed a literary resurrection: He's lifted up one of his favorite books from that purgatory called "out of print." John Brooks published "Business Adventures: Twelve...
  • Tribune Company Publishing Spinoff Coming on Aug. 4

    The Tribune Company will spinoff its publishing business on Aug. 4 and will begin regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange the following day. The media conglomerate's board of directors approved final details of the split, paving the way for the...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • The Rock as Hercules in Home Run Derby spot

    The Rock as Hercules in Home Run Derby spot
    Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" shows up in a spot for tonight's Home Run Derby on ESPN. In the humorous spot the glowering Hercules is presented as "some new guy with a funny uniform" before he nails the scoreboard with a line drive. The spot is airing to...
  • Amazon quietly floats e-book subscription service for Kindle

    Amazon is trying out a new e-book subscription service for its Kindle users, reports Laura Hazard Owen at GigaOm. According to cached pages that have since been taken offline, the service would allow Kindle users unlimited access to more than a half a...
  • Texan upgraded domestic service

    Texan upgraded domestic service
    Lucille Bishop Smith was a chef, educator, entrepreneur and food corporation president who has been called the first African-American businesswoman in Texas. She is credited with inventing the first commercially marketed hot roll mix and establishing...
  • Apple agrees to a $400-million settlement over e-book price fixing

    Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $400 million to settle allegations that the company conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices. The settlement agreement, which still requires court approval, is contingent on Apple’s appeal of the New York...