Friday, April 25, 2014

Trade News with PW

Apple Denied a Stay; Trial to Remain in New York
In separate orders this week, the court denied Apple’s request for a stay of all proceedings pending appeal, as well as its bid to have the damages trial moved from New York. The rulings pave the way for a July 14 damages trial to go on as planned in the e-book price-fixing case. more »

PW Reviews the New Dave Eggers Book
A look at "Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?" The book, "more tedious deposition than gripping drama," is due out from Knopf/McSweeney's in June. »

The Literary 'Time' 100 : Donna Tartt, Arundhati Roy, John Green and Binyavanga Wainaina were all named to the magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World list.

Library Trips as Good as a Raise : Going to the library gives people the same kick as getting a raise does — a £1,359 ($ 2,282) raise, to be exact — according to a study commissioned by the U.K.'s Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

Literary Criticism with Computers : Big data literary critic Franco Moretti wants to study bad books, preferably without reading them.

Pharrell Releasing Digital Book Today : Just hours after the busy "Happy" hit-maker released the music video for his new single "Marilyn Monroe," he also revealed that he is releasing a new, untitled book.

Richard H. Hoggart Dies at 95 : The pioneering British cultural historian, who was most widely known outside academia as the star witness for “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” in a 1960 trial that ended British censorship of that novel, died on April 10 in London.

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