Macmillan has settled an antitrust lawsuit with the Department of Justice. The DOJ claimed Macmillan, along with Apple and other e-book publishers, were conspiring to raise prices.
Bookish, which lets users find recommendations based on their favorite titles, and features exclusive content from authors like Elizabeth Gilbert, was created by publishers Simon & Schuster, Penguin, and Hachette Book Group. Bookish lets users create an account and add titles to their digital 'shelf.'
E-books don't involve costs like paper, labor, and shipping, so why do they often cost more than their paperback counterparts? Here's the answer, and why e-book prices may be falling in the future.
The most recent sign that self-publishing is on the rise? New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani chose a self-released book as one of her favorite titles of the year.
If the settlement is approved, Macmillan and Apple will be the lone defendants in the government’s suit.
European Union regulators ended an antitrust probe into e-book prices after Apple and other publishers offered to abandon the possibility of pricing agreements that would have hindered Amazon selling e-books more cheaply than their rivals.
The deal – which would end an antitrust investigation targeted at Apple's e-book pricing in Europe and allow Amazon to sell e-books more cheaply – is good news for Amazon but bad news for publishers.
'CBS This Morning' launched their new interactive book club, 'CBS This Morning Reads.'
Amazon has announced it will give Kindle owners refunds on past e-book purchases if a settlement with publishers accused of fixing prices is approved.