Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Roundup with PW

iBooks Bestsellers: 'Gone Girl' Takes the Lead
As the first reviews for David Fincher’s much anticipated adaptation of 'Gone Girl' begin to trickle in, Gillian Flynn’s 2012 bestseller pushed to the top of Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the week ended September 22. more » »

D’Souza Avoids Prison : The conservative author and documentary filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza was spared prison time on Tuesday after pleading guilty earlier this year to violating federal campaign finance laws.

Bookstore Sues over 'Revenge Porn' Law: A group of local bookstore owners, librarians, publishers and photographers has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Arizona's new "revenge porn" law, saying it goes far beyond protecting people from vindictive former significant others.

Welcome Back to the Censorship Wars: It happens whenever kids come home from school with new reading assignments: some parents look at what their kids are reading and don't like what they see.

Aussie Pubs Say Keep Restrictions: Members of the Australian book industry have spoken out against the Harper competition review’s recommendation the federal government re-visit moves to relax restrictions on parallel importing.

Former S&S CEO Sues Hedge Funder: A townhouse battle on the Upper East Side spilled into court Tuesday when retired publishing exec Richard Snyder slammed his hedge fund neighbor with a $20 million suit over a three-year renovation.

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