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  • Guess how much Marx's 'Das Kapital' sold for Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:41 PM ET
    Karl Marx

    A first edition of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" was sold in a digital sale on Amazon-owned AbeBooks earlier this month.

  • Amazon plans unlimited e-book offering: Report Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    The Amazon.com homepage and Amazon Kindle logo

    Amazon is working on a subscription that would offer unlimited access to e-books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month, according to a report in Gigaom.

  • Filmmaker and author Dinesh D'Souza speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Costco pulled Dinesh D'Souza's book 'America' from shelves on July 1, despite its popularity, but now is reshelving it.

  • Harry Potter's back...for a short story Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:07 PM ET
    Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final.

    Since March, J. K. Rowling has been writing original stories about the imaginary 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals for Pottermore.com.

  • Barnes & Noble splitting Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    Barnes & Noble splitting

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Michael Huseby, Barnes & Noble CEO, about the company's decision to split its retail and Nook Media businesses into two separate public companies looking to boost shareholder value.

  • Being in the closet was 'exhausting': Ex-BP CEO Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 5:13 PM ET
    Lord John Browne, former Chief Executive of British Petroleum.

    John Browne kept his life as a gay man a secret. Had he been true to himself, he believes he would have been a much different leader.

  • US court: Sherlock Holmes belongs to the people Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    A statue of Sherlock Holmes near the site of the fictional detective's home at 221B Baker Street.

    Fifty Sherlock Holmes works published before 1923 by Arthur Conan Doyle are in the public domain, a U.S. appeals court said.

  • Are commodities traders setting prices? Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:40 AM ET
    Are commodities traders setting prices?

    Kate Kelly, author of 'The Secret Club that Runs the World', says the book aims to raise questions about the unregulated, unobserved word of commodity traders and speculators.

  • Stock experts like 'monkeys with dart boards' Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 3:30 AM ET
    Stock experts like 'monkeys with dart boards'

    Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, co-authors of "Think like a Freak", says stock pickers are "as good as a monkey with a dart board".

  • UK should charge for health service: Freakonomics authors

    Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, co-authors of "Think like a Freak", discuss their meeting with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron about what to do with the country's National Health Service.

  • Globalization: The dangers ahead Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 3:45 AM ET
    Globalization: The dangers ahead

    Ian Goldin, author of "The Butterfly Defect", says global systems are more integrated but politics is fragmented signaling the potential for another financial crisis.

  • Timothy Geithner on financial crisis Monday, 12 May 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner on financial crisis

    "Squawk Box" host Andrew Ross Sorkin talks with former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about what life was like in the White House during the financial crisis and the tough decisions he made.

  • Cramer: Geithner did everything he could do Monday, 12 May 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    Cramer: Geithner did everything he could do

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's comments about the 2008 financial crisis.

  • E-Books are seen on an ipad.

    A judge denied a bid by Apple to hold off a trial accusing the company of conspiring with publishers to fix e-book prices.

  • Bite-size books for busy people Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
    Bite-size books for busy people

    The Rooster app curates suggestions for books to read then pushes them out to users in timed installments. Jennifer Lee, Rooster co-founder, explains how Rooster delivers bite-size books for people on the go.

  • What can markets learn from the 4th Century? Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 4:45 AM ET
    What can markets learn from the 4th Century?

    Bob Swarup, author of Money Mania, says financial markets have shown the "same old story" in their boom and bust cycles.

  • Power house: 15 Central Park West Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 1:23 PM ET
    Power house: 15 Central Park West

    Michael Gross, author of "House of Outrageous Fortune," discusses his book which goes inside the nouveau-riche world of Fifteen Central Park West home to power players like Lloyd Blankfein, Denzel Washington and Sting.

  • Is China in the 'dollar trap'? Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 4:37 AM ET
    Is China in the 'dollar trap'?

    Eswar Prasad, author of "Dollar Trap", argues that the U.S. dollar will remain the world's reserve currency for a long time.

  • How reputation became online currency Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    How reputation became online currency

    Joshua Klein, author of Reputation Economics, discusses how emerging technology is changing commerce as online reputation and data allow companies to tailor their offer to individuals.

  • How to 'Get things done' Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    How to 'Get things done'

    Robert Kelsey, author of "Get things done", explains that his self-help book is different from other as it is written from "the sufferer's angle".