Tuesday, December 24, 2013

News from PW Daily


Beyonce at War with Amazon, Target: In news that will be sure to make Apple executives jump with joy, Amazon and Target are refusing to stock the CD version of Beyoncé's new album in protest over the fact she released it first on iTunes.

First Edition 'A Christmas Carol' Found : A rare read was recently discovered amongst a plethora of other covers in Cleveland Public Library's Special Collections Department: an original first-edition copy of the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale, A Christmas Carol.

Italian Book Theft, Hint of Politics : Marcello Dell’Utri, a former senator in Italy, has been caught up in one of the biggest rare-book-theft scandals in history.

The Triumph of the English Major : Doubleday editor Gerald Howard's op-ed in the New York Times

Melville House, Dan Clowes Plan Response to Labeouf Plagiarism
Hollywood star Shia Labeouf faces legal action from both Dan Clowes and indie publisher Melville House, after admitting plagiarizing a Clowes comic for his short film, HaroldCantour.com, and after lifting chunks of novelist Benoit Duteurtre’s novel The Little Girl and the Cigarette for his mini-comics. more »

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