Annalisa Quinn

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Book News: Apple CEO Ordered To Testify In E-Book Price Fixing Case

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook has been ordered by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote to testify in the Justice Department's antitrust case over alleged price fixing. Last year, the DOJ filed a lawsuit accusing Apple and ...

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Book News: Michael Vick Cancels Book Tour Because Of Threats

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has cancelled the book tour for his autobiography, Finally Free, after "protests escalated into threats of violence," his publisher told CNN. Vick's past connections to an interstate dogfighting ring — ...

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Book News: Hippies Were Dirty And Liked Music By Satanists, Louisiana Textbook Claims

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • An American history textbook used by some schools in Louisiana's voucher system has caused a bit of a stir over passages describing 1960s counterculture. America: Land I Love teaches eighth graders that during the '60s, "Many ...

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Book News: Amazon Tries To Claim '.book' Domain; Publishers Fight Back

Monday, March 11, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • The Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers are battling a bid by Amazon to claim new Internet domains such as ".book," ".author" and ".read." In complaints filed late last week to the Internet Corporation ...

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Book News: Hilary Mantel Has 'No Regrets' About Kate Middleton Remarks

Friday, March 08, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel is defending widely criticized comments she made in a speech earlier this year in which she compared Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton to a "jointed doll on which certain rags are ...

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Book News: Who's Afraid Of Sheryl Sandberg?

Thursday, March 07, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead isn't even out yet, but it's already the most talked-about book of spring. Last month, the New York Times' Maureen Dowd dismissed ...

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Book News: 'Superman' Artist Quits Amid Uproar Over Author's Views On Homosexuality

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Chris Sprouse, the illustrator slated to work with author Orson Scott Card on an upcoming issue of DC Comics' "Adventures of Superman," has dropped out of the project because of controversy over Card's views on ...

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Book News: Male Authors Still Get Far More Coverage, Survey Shows

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • The results of the annual VIDA Women in Literary Arts survey, which compares the number of female and male authors featured in major literary publications, were released yesterday. The study found a strong preference for male ...

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Book News: 'New Yorker' Plagiarist's Book Pulled From Shelves

Monday, March 04, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has decided that disgraced journalist and author Jonah Lehrer's second book, How We Decide, will be taken off shelves at bookstores after the publisher's internal investigation uncovered "significant problems," The Daily Beast ...

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Book News: Caro Wins His Third National Book Critics Circle Award

Friday, March 01, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • The National Book Critics Circle Awards were given out Thursday night at the New School in New York. Ben Fountain's magnificent novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk won in the fiction category, and Robert Caro garnered ...

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Book News: 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Author Says Next Book Will Be Tamer

Thursday, February 28, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Queen of kink E.L. James told the New York Post that her next book "won't be nearly so raunchy" as Fifty Shades of Grey, and that she will "probably write it under another name." Her "inner ...

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Book News: 50 Poems From Rudyard Kipling Discovered

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Fifty previously unpublished poems by Rudyard Kipling, the author of The Jungle Book and Just So Stories, were discovered by Thomas Pinney, a professor emeritus at Pomona College. The lost works by Kipling, whose most famous ...

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