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Invisible Man book ban: A mother in North Carolina complained that the Invisible Man was "too much for teenagers." "Invisible Man" is a first-person narrative by a black man who considers himself socially invisible. It was originally published in 1952.
Apple injunction: A federal judge issued an injunction to Apple, ordering it to modify contracts with publishers to prevent electronic book price fixing. Apple plans to appeal.
Beetle Bailey's creator, Mort Walker, received birthday accolades from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as well as the governor of his home state, the mayor of New York, Dolly Parton, and even Prince Albert II of Monaco.
'Selfie,' the self-portrait taken with a smartphone camera, is now officially part of the Oxford online dictionary. Selfie joins 'twerking,' 'digital detox,' and 'Bitcoin,' as part of the Oxford quarterly lexicon update.
'Into the Wild,' a book by Jon Krakauer about a young man who died in the Alaska wilderness, may have inspired a young man who headed into the Oregon wilds after sending suicidal text messages.
Elmore Leonard wrote dozens of bestsellers, many of which were adapted for the screen, including 'Jackie Brown,' 'Get Shorty,' 'Out of Sight,' '3:10 to Yuma,' and the FX series 'Justified.'
Shirley Jones paints a different portrait of herself in her new autobiography, "Shirley Jones." The actress, who played a mother on "The Partridge Family," offers a racy view of her private life.
Paula Deen was supposed to release "Paula Deen's New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes, All Lightened Up" in October. But Ballantine Books canceled the release, even though it was already No. 1 in pre-orders on Amazon.