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  • Fischer to put textbook work on ice while in Fed job Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    March 11- Stanley Fischer wrote the book on macroeconomics. Federal Reserve- a Senate committee holds a hearing on his nomination on Thursday- he's made a promise that may disappoint anyone who hoped he might be able to pepper the text with insights gleaned at the Fed.

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

    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

    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

    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".

  • NEW YORK, Feb 26- Apple Inc urged a U.S. appeals court to throw out a judge's "radical" finding that it violated antitrust law by manipulating electronic book prices, and blamed publishers for running a conspiracy it claimed to know nothing about.

  • 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.

  • The science of winning any argument     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    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.

  • I don't buy currency war narrative: Lamy     Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 3:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Authors lose to Google in suit over digital books Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    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.

  • Online book buffet     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Eric Stromberg, Oyster CEO, explains how his company allows subscribers to access thousands of book titles from big publishers.

  • Apple launches iRadio     Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    Apple must eliminate its guarantee that its e-book prices would match the lowest prices found online, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Molly Wood, CNET.com, discusses whether iTunes' radio will impact other music streaming.

  • Apple E-Book Court Ruling     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    Apple said it "did not conspire to fix e-book pricing," reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. A look at the court's ruling on Apple's business practices.

  • Barnes & Noble CEO Resigned     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    Barnes and Noble says its CEO William Lynch has resigned and is effective immediately, with the "Fast Money" traders. The stock is down 2.5 percent after hours.

  • Amazon Starting to Cut Back on the Discounts Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 10:41 AM ET
    Author James Hollock, with copies of his first book, "Born to Lose."

    Amazon, which became the biggest force in bookselling by discounting prices, has started to cut back on some of its deals as competition wanes.

  • A revealing look into the personal lives of two of the world's greatest 20th century authors, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • France Hits Out at 'Destroyer of Bookshops' Amazon Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:06 AM ET

    France's culture minister has attacked Amazon, the online retailer, for deliberately undercutting traditional rivals to create a "quasi-monopoly", the FT reports.

  • US Blames Apple for Driving Up E-Book Prices Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:21 PM ET
    Apple and two publishers, Macmillan and Penguin, were accused by the Justice Department of conspiring to fix prices of digital books to undermine Amazon's dominance of the industry.

    A Justice Department lawyer opened a New York trial by telling a judge Monday that Apple's e-book pricing scheme cost U.S. consumers hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • There's a potentially huge marketplace being born for second-hand digital content, but can it can survive the challenges to its existence.