Harper Lee’s Birthday Present To Readers: ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Will Be Published As An E-Book

Harper Lee’s Birthday Present To Readers: ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Will Be Published As An E-Book

Parents, rejoice: If you can’t get your kid to look up from whichever screen is currently occupying his time, at least now he can get some good reading in: Harper Lee announced today, on her 88th birthday, that her classic To Kill A Mockingbird will finally be published as an e-book. [More]

If the settlement is approved, MacMillan will no longer be able to set its own retail price for e-books.

MacMillan Agrees To Refund $20 Million Over E-Book Price-Fixing Claims

And another one bites the dust. After refusing to join in an earlier settlement with three other publishers accused of colluding with Apple to fix prices on e-books, the folks at publishing biggie MacMillan have decided to settle with the U.S. Dept. of Justice for $20 million. [More]

DOJ Agrees On E-Book Price-Fixing Settlement With Three Publishers

DOJ Agrees On E-Book Price-Fixing Settlement With Three Publishers

Only hours after filing suit against Apple and six book publishers over allegations of e-book price-fixing, the Justice Dept. said has agreed on settlement terms with three of those publishing companies — HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and Hachette. [More]

HarperCollins Sets Checkout Limit On eBooks At Libraries

HarperCollins Sets Checkout Limit On eBooks At Libraries

HarperCollins doesn’t want those eBooks of theirs to get torn up, so it makes perfect sense that they’ve set a limit of 26 checkouts for the eBooks titles it has licensed to libraries. Wait, eBooks can’t get damaged, so, what’s the big idea? [More]