Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Book News Roundup with PW

Apple E-book Refunds to Begin Today
The $400 million in refunds due following the Apple e-book price-fixing settlement will begin flowing into customer accounts today, with refunds for 'New York Times' bestsellers approaching $7 per purchase.
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PRH to Sell Fodor's to Internet Brands
Penguin Random House has reached an agreement to sell its travel division, Fodor’s, to Internet Brands, a Los Angeles-based online media and technology company.
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Save Our Barnes& Noble: An argument in the retailer's favor, and a warning of the ripple effect should it go out of business.

Musicians Join the Copyright Fight: Songwriters including Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney have signed an open letter to Congress requesting changes to the U.S. Copyright Act.

A Handbook to Political Books: What do this season’s political books tell us about the election? They "mirror the broader thinking of their moment."

Rare 'Thor' Art Goes On Sale: Cover artwork for a 1968 Marvel cover goes to auction after decades on a bedroom wall.

Make the Western Canon Great Again: A Trumpian parody of the defense of the American white male novelist and his ilk.


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