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  • Annotated Hitler's Mein Kampf sells out Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 11:08 AM ET
    A German edition of Adolf Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' (My Struggle) is pictured at the Berlin Central and Regional Library (Zentrale Landesbibliothek, ZLB) in Berlin on December 7, 2015.

    Copyright for Hitler's Mein Kampf has expired in Germany, making it possible for anyone to publish it. A critical edition of it, released by two scholars quickly sold out.

  • Next Game of Thrones book delayed Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Next Game of Thrones book delayed

    The author behind 'Game of Thrones' revealed that he has missed two deadlines for his next novel, 'The Winds of Winter.'

  • Downton Abbey creator's next project is all digital Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 4:02 AM ET
    A still from the British drama series, Downton Abbey.

    The next project of "Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes will be a serialized novel released digitally.

  • Author tackles US illiteracy as 'activist' Saturday, 5 Dec 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Author James Patterson.

    American novelist James Patterson is on a mission. His goal is to get more people to read and to "draw attention" to illiteracy.

  • 'Elf on the Shelf' returns for the holidays Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 7:52 AM ET
    'Elf on the Shelf' returns for the holidays

    "Elf on the Shelf" authors Chanda Bell, CCA & B co-CEO, and Christa Pitts, CCA & B co-CEO, discuss the tenth anniversary of the popular Christmas book and plans to expand the brand.

  • How mystery's 'queen' has sold 100M books Saturday, 28 Nov 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Author Mary Higgins Clark poses for photographs with her newest book during BookExpo America held at the Javits Center on May 28, 2015 in New York City.

    Mary Higgins Clark, the bestselling author who has written dozens of books, has two rules when beginning to write a thriller, she tells CNBC.

  • *Penguin Random House could be worth more than 2 bln euros. FRANKFURT, Nov 24- European media conglomerate Bertelsmann is looking for a private equity partner to help it buy the rest of publisher Penguin Random House should co-owner Pearson want a quick exit from the business, three sources told Reuters. Privately held Bertelsmann controls 53 percent of the...

  • Apple and Amazon investigated over audiobooks Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 11:29 PM ET

    German antitrust authorities are investigating Amazon and Apple for an agreement about selling audiobooks, the FT reports.

  • JK Rowling revealing new children's book plans Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    JK Rowling revealing new children's book plans

    Harry Potter author JK Rowling says she's working on a new children's book, but it may take time.

  • Nov 2- Goldman Sachs on Monday downgraded Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's stock, nearly two weeks after an influential short seller accused the Canadian drug maker of cooking its books. While investors have fled the company's stock, which has lost a third of its value since Citron Research published its report on Oct. 21, sell-side analysts have...

  • When being 'wimpy' turns into a major win Saturday, 31 Oct 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Jeff Kinney, author of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'' series, poses at his new Plainville, Mass., bookstore, An Unlikely Story, on July 10, 2015.

    Jeff Kinney has sold more than 150 million copies of his book series, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid."

  • There is no fight with Amazon: Bloomsbury CEO Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 3:15 AM ET
    There is no fight with Amazon: Bloomsbury CEO

    Nigel Newton, CEO of Bloomsbury, says Amazon is helping sell its books, and is considered one of the publisher’s biggest customers.

  • Jack Nicholson peering through the axed-in door in the film "The Shining," 1980.

    The hotel that inspired Stephen King's "The Shining" plans to build a horror-themed museum and film studio in Colorado.

  • LONDON, Oct 21- British education publisher Pearson said it expected earnings to be at the bottom end of its range due to lower enrolments at some colleges in the United States and lower school text book purchases in some parts of South Africa. Pearson said for 2015 earnings per share would come in at the lower end of a 70 pence to 75 pence range, a range which was lower...

  • Pearson sees 2015 earnings at lower end of range Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015 | 2:13 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 21- British education publisher Pearson said it expected earnings to be at the bottom end of its range due to lower enrolments at some colleges in the United States and lower school text book purchases in some parts of South Africa.

  • A judge is freeing Apple's e-book business Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    A judge is freeing Apple's e-book business

    The Justice Department ended two-years monitoring Apple's e-book business.

  • Muggles note: Harry Potter's magic comes to Apple Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 1:26 PM ET
    Harry Potter books are now going to be available on iBooks.

    "Harry Potter" now works his magic on Apple's iBook Store.

  • This new 'Twilight' novel has a big twist Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 5:18 PM ET
    Edward Cullen and Bella Swan in their original "Twilight" fictional incarnations.

    In celebration of the 10th anniversary of her young adult book series, Stephenie Meyer has released an entirely new "Twilight" novel.

  • Apple Music faces tough audience in China Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 3:53 AM ET
    A customer uses her new smartphone during the release of the iPhone 6s at an Apple store in Shanghai on September 25, 2015.

    Apple Music may have priced its China launch at a steep discount to what it charges in the U.S., but the music streaming service may be a tough sell.

  • German booksellers seek action on Amazon audio books Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 8:48 AM ET

    BERLIN, Sept 21- The association of German book sellers accused Amazon and its subsidiary Audible on Monday of building a monopoly in the audio book business as it lodged complaints with the German competition authority and the European Commission. It said more than 90 percent of all downloads of audio books in Germany were made via the Audible or Amazon sites,...