Penguin Random House merger approved The proposed merger of Penguin and Random House has been given the go-ahead by the European Commission. Brussels said the merged business - which will be the world's largest book publisher - would not raise competition concerns, because it will "face several strong competitors". More
Golden Gate Bridge goes to digital toll system Drivers approaching the majestic Golden Gate Bridge experienced something new on Wednesday - no human toll collectors. The workers were removed in favor of cheaper and faster electronic transponders, and a camera system that photographs every license plate that comes through, mailing an invoice to each motorist who doesn't prepay. More
100 Mil Read Digital Bible The Bible might be ancient, but that doesn't mean it has to be old fashioned. A free, digital platform has launched the Christian text into the 21st century. The Digital Bible Platform is a free service that allows users access to digital recordings of the Bible in hundreds of languages. More
Dan Brown's 'Inferno' is already burning There's no mystery about what the biggest book of the summer will be: Dan Brown's "Inferno" is coming out on May 14, and his publisher won't let you forget it. Today is the 10th anniversary of Brown's phenomenal blockbuster, "The Da Vinci Code." Doubleday is celebrating by giving away free e-copies of the 2003 novel that launched him into publishing history. More
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Steak 'n Shake Announces Grand Re-Opening Date For Denver Restaurants The locations will celebrate with grand re-opening ceremonies and special offers, in addition to donating 10 percent of their first-week sales to the Mile High Chapter of the American Red Cross for regional flood relief efforts. The first 100 customers to ... 11/18/2013 - 10:35 pm | View Link
'Insidious Chapter 2' takes top spot at US box office James Wan's Insidious Chapter 2 celebrated its opening weekend at the top of the US box office, earning $41m. The horror's second instalment featured the return of original cast members Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne. The comedic crime-drama - that follows ... 09/15/2013 - 4:38 pm | View Link
Media Advisory Following Commander Hadfield's remarks, a grand opening celebration of the new Richard Ivey Building on Western Road will take place, marking the next chapter in the history of the Ivey Business School. 08/27/2013 - 8:41 am | View Link
Detroit Files for Bankruptcy After Years of Decline Residents moving out, abandoned properties and a high murder rate left the city bankrupt. 07/18/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Opening a new chapter in digital book publishing Calvin Wang was watching his four-year-old daughter reading a children's pop-up book when he glimpsed the future of books in the tablet era. A former development director for Electronic Arts' Need for Speed franchise, Wang realized in 2010 that touch ... 10/8/2012 - 9:01 pm | View Link
Rats. I really thought this was the year that the Scandinavian stranglehold on suspense fiction was going to be broken. As of early fall, no new Stieg Larsson , Karin Fossum , Jo Nesbo or Helene Tursten had surfaced to claim attention as the newest Northern Light of Noir. Just as well, I thought.
Typewriters and a desk from the home of the original author of the Nancy Drew mystery books, along with a book detailing how the series was created, were auctioned in Ohio on Sunday. The items were among a lifetime of keepsakes, including autographed posters and writing awards, belonging to Mildred Wirt Benson that sold at an auction in Toledo.
High praise has been heaped upon George Saunders, author of several collections of short stories, a collection of essays and a successful children's book. In January, Joel Lovell of The New York Times called his newest collection, "Tenth of December," "the best book you'll read this year."