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  • Hachette and Amazon reach agreement for eBook sales Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for eBook and print book sales after months of acrimonious fighting pitting authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which earlier pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume...

  • Nov 5- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, helped by higher sales at its book publishing and online real estate businesses. Along with from the Journal and the New York Post, News Corp's properties include the Australian newspaper, book publishers HarperCollins and Harlequin Enterprises,...

  • News Corp revenue rises 4 pct Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 4:30 PM ET

    Nov 5- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported a 4 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales at its book publishing and online real estate services businesses. Net income available to the company's shareholders was $65 million, or 11 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with a loss of $27 million, or 5 cents per...

  • 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".

  • 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.