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The book, "Enough: Our Fight to Keep America Safe From Gun Violence," builds on an opinion piece by Giffords published last April in The New York Times after gun control legislation stalled in the U.S. Senate, according to a statement from Scribner, the publisher.
The four publishers that have agreed to the deal include Lagardere SCA's Hachette Book Group Inc; News Corp's HarperCollins Publishers LLC; CBS Corp's Simon& Schuster Inc, and Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH's Macmillan. Last year, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that Apple Inc had conspired with five major publishers to raise e-book prices.
NEW YORK, Jan 21- A U.S. appeals court gave Apple Inc a reprieve from an external monitor appointed to oversee its compliance with antitrust laws after the company had been found liable last July for conspiring to raise e-book prices.
NEW YORK, Jan 21- A federal appeals court on Tuesday gave Apple Inc a temporary reprieve from being subjected to an external monitor appointed to ensure it complied with antitrust laws, after the company was found liable last year for conspiring with five publishers to fix the prices of e-books.
NEW YORK, Jan 16- Apple Inc's various objections to a court-appointed antitrust monitor in a case involving fixing e-book prices only confirm the importance of his work, a federal judge said on Thursday. "If anything, Apple's reaction to the existence of a monitorship underscores the wisdom of its imposition," U.S.
NEW YORK, Jan 13- Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge found that the company had conspired to fix e-book prices. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan denied Apple's request to stay an order requiring an external compliance monitor pending the company's appeal.
NEW YORK, Jan 13- Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge's finding that the company conspired to fix e-book prices. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan denied Apple's request to stay an order requiring an external compliance monitor pending the company's appeal.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Barnes& Noble Inc's mainstay retail business showed signs of stabilizing during the holiday period, renewing the belief on Wall Street that the bookseller's stores remain a viable business. This year, the rate of growth of e-books has shown signs of abating after years of torrid growth, easing pressure on chains like Barnes& Noble.
NEW YORK, Jan 7- Apple Inc is seeking the removal of a lawyer appointed by a court to monitor its antitrust compliance following a ruling last year that the company had conspired to fix e-book prices. In a letter to Cote, Apple's lawyer cited a "wholly inappropriate declaration" filed by Bromwich last month.
Dr. Rob Yeung, author of 'How to Win: The Argument, the Pitch, the Job, the Race', explains the best way to "win the career race" - and arguments around the Christmas lunch table.
Nov 26- Barnes& Noble Inc, the largest U.S. bookstore chain, on Tuesday reported a higher than expected quarterly profit as it cut store workers' hours scaled back its money losing Nook business, helping it offset sharp sales declines. Barnes& Noble has been struggling for years with readers' shift to e-books.
Pascal Lamy, author of The Geneva Consensus: Making Trade Work for All and former WTO Director General, says that more open trade across the world is not causing currency wars.
Pascal Lamy, author of The Geneva Consensus: Making Trade Work for All and former WTO Director General, says it is not impossible for the WTO's major trade deal to work despite a large number of countries involved.
*China plan to exit intervention seen as dollar-negative. Zhou Xiaochuan, head of the People's Bank of China, said in a book on reforms published on Tuesday that China will gradually expand the yuan trading band to help make the currency more flexible and market-driven. But analysts said the remarks don't mean that China will move the trading band overnight.
A federal judge in Manhattan sided with Google and dismissed a lawsuit filed against by the company by authors over the downloading of digital books.
*Judge accepts Google's "fair use" defense. NEW YORK, Nov 14- Google Inc on Thursday won dismissal of a lawsuit by authors who accused the Web search and media group of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission.
Eric Stromberg, Oyster CEO, explains how his company allows subscribers to access thousands of book titles from big publishers.
October 23- Fall is book fair season at schools across the United States, and despite changes in children's reading habits, the fundraising needs of parent organizations and the business of publishing, little has changed over the years. The national bookstore chain Barnes& Noble Inc has its own version of book fairs, which are held at its stores, not in schools.
NEW YORK, Oct 16- Michael Bromwich, a high-profile attorney who recently served as the top U.S. offshore drilling watchdog, has been appointed to monitor Apple Inc's antitrust compliance following a court ruling that the world's largest technology company had conspired to fix e-book prices.
PARIS, Oct 3- French lawmakers on Thursday took aim at Amazon to protect local bookshops by voting through a law that bars online booksellers from offering free delivery to customers on top of a maximum 5 percent discount on books.