Remember Michael Bromwich, the external auditor appointed by Judge Denise Cote in the ebook price fixing case? It is Bromwich's job to oversee Apple's efforts to ensure it doesn't violate any antitrust laws going forward. Well, he's still wandering the halls at Apple, driving management nuts.
Read more... April 17, 2015
The PEN American Center announced the names of the judges and the shortlists for the 2015 PEN Literary Awards. The debut fiction award features a $25,000 cash prize.
Read more... April 16, 2015
Amazon.com and HarperCollins have signed a deal, putting an end to negotiations over the price of ebooks and other issues.
Read more... April 14, 2015
We're not sure we've ever seen an author moved to tears at an award show because the actress accepting the award can't stop praising the author. But it happened last night at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.
Read more... April 13, 2015
J.K. Rowling is in New York for the launch of Lumos USA, which is the American arm of the charity she founded. Lumos helps the eight million children around the world who live in institutions and orphanages.
Read more... April 11, 2015
Independent booksellers across the country are making plans for the first annual Independent Bookstore Day on May 2nd. So far 400 bookstores have signed up to be part of the fun. The idea was started by the Northern California Independent Bookstore Association, which launched California Bookstore Day last year.
Read more... April 4, 2015
T.S. Eliot's Gloucester summer home may soon be a luxurious writer's retreat. The seven bedroom home on Eastern Point, where Eliot spent his childhood summers, was purchased by the T.S. Eliot Foundation for $1.3 million in December.
Read more... March 31, 2015