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  • 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".

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

    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
    I don't buy currency war narrative: Lamy

    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.

  • I'm 'convinced' Bali WTO conference will produce deal: Lamy

    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
    Online book buffet

    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 launches iRadio

    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 E-Book Court Ruling

    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 & Noble CEO Resigned

    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.

  • Inside the Minds of Jack Kerouac & Virginia Woolf   Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 11:56 AM ET
    Inside the Minds of Jack Kerouac & Virginia Woolf

    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.

  • Not So Great Gatsby for F. Scott Fitzgerald Friday, 3 May 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald didn't get much for film payments Here's what he got in 1926.

  • Judging ‘Gatsby’ by Its Cover(s) Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 1:24 PM ET
    Dueling book covers: The original cover of The Great Gatsby battles the new movie version now on sale in bookstores.

    Now the novel is dividing the nation's booksellers with dueling paperback editions: the original enigmatic blue cover and a flashy version with Leonardo DiCaprio front and center.