Apple ebook price-fixing trial http://nwpr.org en Book News: Ancient Texts From Vatican And Bodleian Libraries Digitized http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-ancient-texts-vatican-and-bodleian-libraries-digitized <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>A Gutenberg Bible from 1455, an autographed and annotated manuscript of Maimonides' Mishneh Torah, and the oldest surviving Hebrew codex are among the ancient texts included in a new <a href="http://bav.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/">digitization project</a> by the University of Oxford's Bodleian Library and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:50:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 38160 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Ancient Texts From Vatican And Bodleian Libraries Digitized Book News: External Monitor To Watch Over Apple http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-external-monitor-watch-over-apple <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>U.S. District Judge Denise Cote <a href="http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-court-appoints-antitrust-monitor-in-apple-ebook-case-20131016,0,3388104.story">appointed</a> an external monitor to keep Apple in line with antitrust laws, she announced Wednesday. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:05:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 35862 at http://nwpr.org Book News: External Monitor To Watch Over Apple Book News: Does Lance Armstrong Have The Right To Lie In His Memoirs? http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-does-lance-armstrong-have-right-lie-his-memoirs <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Lance Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist who admitted to doping earlier this year, is <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/cycling/2013/08/08/lance-armstrong-books-lawsuit-hearing-arguments/2633971/">being sued </a>for more than $5 million over false claims in his memoirs, <em>It's Not About the Bike</em><em> </em>and <em>Every Second Counts</em>. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:09:00 +0000 editor 32405 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Does Lance Armstrong Have The Right To Lie In His Memoirs? Book News: Evidence 'Overwhelming' In Apple Price-Fixing Case http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-evidence-overwhelming-apple-price-fixing-case <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>U.S. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:29:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 30766 at http://nwpr.org Apple Conspired To Set E-Book Prices, Judge Rules http://nwpr.org/post/apple-conspired-set-e-book-prices-judge-rules Apple Inc. "conspired to raise the retail price of e-books," a federal judge ruled Wednesday as a civil lawsuit brought by the Justice Department reached its conclusion.<p>As <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-10/apple-found-to-violate-antitrust-law-in-e-book-pricing.html" target="_blank">Bloomberg News reminds its readers</a>, "the U.S. sued Apple and five publishers in April 2012, claiming the maker of the iPad pushed publishers to sign agreements letting it sell digital copies of their books under what's known as the agency model. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:29:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 30706 at http://nwpr.org Apple Conspired To Set E-Book Prices, Judge Rules Book News: Apple, DOJ Tussle As Ebook Price Fixing Trial Ends http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-apple-doj-tussle-ebook-price-fixing-trial-ends <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Apple and the Department of Justice <a href="http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-apple-ebooks-20130621,0,4233324.story">wrapped up closing arguments</a> Thursday in their three-week ebook price-fixing trial before U.S. District Judge Denise Cote. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 11:33:00 +0000 editor 29726 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Alice Munro, Author Of Pensive Short Stories, May Retire http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-alice-munro-author-pensive-short-stories-may-retire <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Canadian author Alice Munro says her writing days may be over. In an <a href="http://arts.nationalpost.com/2013/06/19/alice-munro-its-nice-to-go-out-with-a-bang/">interview</a> after winning the Trillium Book Award, Munro told the <em>National Post</em> that she was glad to get the award because she's "probably not going to write anymore. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 11:19:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 29671 at http://nwpr.org