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  • TORONTO/ OTTAWA, Jan 20- Canada's Competition Bureau said on Tuesday it has asked for records from Indigo Books and Music Inc, the country's biggest bookstore chain, as part of a probe into alleged anti-competitive practices in the e-book market. The competition watchdog said it sought a court order last week to compel Indigo and Japanese e-reader maker Kobo Inc...

  • Move over, Oprah: Zuckerberg starts a book club Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 3:22 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening kenote at the Facebook f8 conference on April 30, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.

    Zuckerberg invited his 30 million Facebook followers to read a book with him every other week. Re/code reports.

  • Not just for nerds: Comic books are big business Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 2:24 AM ET
    Fans peruse the vast 	array of comic books during the 2009 New York Comic Con, Feb. 7, 2009, in New York.

    Comic books and other pieces of nerd culture have entered the mainstream in 2014. Here's why comics are now cool.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- It sounds like the usual setup for a knock-knock joke: Who is the best-selling author on all of Amazon.com this holiday season? Yet it's no laughing matter for Rob Teigen, a father of five in Grand Rapids, Michigan who, under the pen name Rob Elliott, currently owns the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on Amazon.com' s best-selling book list, outpacing such hits as "...

  • Amazon's best books of 2014   Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:19 AM ET
    Amazon's best books of 2014

    Discussing this season's hot holiday books on Amazon, with Sara Nelson, Amazon Books editorial director.

  • Oh, boy! Engineer Barbie book enrages readers Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Barbie: I Can be a Computer Engineer book cover

    Readers have slammed a Barbie picture book for portraying men as more capable than women in technology, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.

  • Reading the future: What's next for the Kindle? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Amazon Kindle Voyage.

    It's the seventh anniversary of Amazon’s Kindle, and the device continues to generate a lot of money for the e-commerce giant.

  • Tony Robbins: The one thing all top investors do Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 9:35 AM ET
    Tony Robbins, Squawk Box, Tony Robbins CNBC

    Successful investing boils down to creating consistent, winning strategies and regularly measuring them, author Tony Robbins tells CNBC.

  • Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry at NYSE   Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    Legendary Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, talks to CNBC's Kelly Evans, ahead of his national book tour for "Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith."

  • Paul Ryan: Amazon's power play with my publisher Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    A day after his new book was published, Rep. Paul Ryan said the fight between his publisher Hachette and Amazon is "very frustrating."

  • EBay comic book sale could be priciest ever Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    EBay announced that the finest known copy of Superman's original appearance will be offered on the site in August.

  • 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".