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May 23 2013: Judge rules unused Borders gift cards to be worthless
May 20 2013: British Parliament asks Amazon to clarify why it pays $9 million in income tax on $23 billion of UK sales.
May 16 2013: U.S. ebook sales up in 2012, but rate of growth is slowing
May 15 2013: U.S. paints Apple as 'ringmaster' in its lawsuit on e-book price-fixing
May 14 2013: Amazon workers in Germany strike for hourly pay of US$13.84
May 14 2013: Microsoft source says no plans to buy Nook
May 09 2013: Microsoft may buy Nook Media LLC
May 07 2013: Marketplace Fairness Act passes Senate
May 01 2013: David Poindexter, Founder of MacAdam/Cage, dies aged 59
May 01 2013: Hachette eBooks (inc Little Brown & Grand Central) to be available in libraries soon
May 01 2013: "Man Without a Face" author Masha Gessen to write book on Tsarnaev brothers
May 01 2013: Authors sue Author Solutions saying it's a "vanity press" that presents itself as an independent publisher
Apr 30 2013: Amazon employees in Germany set to strike for ~$14 hourly rate
Apr 30 2013: Jocasta Innes, interior designer, writer and inventive cook, dies aged 78
Apr 26 2013: Don DeLilo wins inaugural Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction
Apr 23 2013: Marketplace Fairness Act moves towards approval
Apr 22 2013: Canada joins US, EU, Australia and New Zealand in clearing Random House, Penguin Group merger
Apr 19 2013: Senate may vote on sales tax fairness bill next week
Apr 15 2013: Pulitzer for Fiction goes to The Orphan Master's Son
Apr 15 2013: Granta announces 20 Best Young British Novelists
Apr 15 2013: Kobo introduces new high res eInk eReader cheaper than Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Apr 15 2013: Top 10 most challenged books in American libraries
Apr 10 2013: B&N subsidiary Nook Media launches self publishing e-book program
Apr 09 2013: Colleges testing software that allows professors to monitor usage of e-textbooks
Apr 08 2013: Peter Workman, founder of Workman Publishing Company dies aged 74
Apr 08 2013: An important opinion piece titled "The Slow Death of the American Author" by Scott Turow
Apr 04 2013: Film critic Roger Ebert dies aged 70
Apr 03 2013: UK Independent Bookseller Awards announced
Apr 03 2013: Iain Banks announces he has inoperable late-stage cancer
Apr 03 2013: Random House to publish book by 17-year-old Wattpad star
The Shelter Cycle
An American original, Peter Rock brings our strangest beliefs to vivid and sympathetic life in this haunting novel inspired by true events.
And the Mountains Echoed
Khaled Hosseini has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations
The remarkable diary of a young girl who survived the Holocaustappearing in English for the first time.
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
A very large book - in number of pages and in content - and every page worth reading. Thoroughly enjoyed this one and her first book on the...
Two Lives by Vikram Seth
Two Lives is a memoir written by international best-selling author, Vikram Seth. In this interesting and engaging book, Seth writes about his great...
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Fowler
Z, the novel about the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald is at points charming and; like another reviewer, I kept thinking of the movie, "Midnight...
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