This celebrity injunction will probably rebound – a case of the ‘Streisand effect’ | Joshua Rozenberg

As a Scottish newspaper publishes details of a sex scandal, when does a legal fight to ensure privacy become a pointless exercise to restrict free speech?On 23 June, 1986, the Guardian reported that the UK government was seeking an injunction in Australia to prevent a retired MI5 officer called Peter Wright from publishing his memoirs. Just over a year later, the UK’s highest court decided by a majority of three to two that a temporary injunction should remain in force, even though Wright’s book – now called Spycatcher – had just been published in the US. Related: A few keystrokes make injunctions a complete nonsense | Catherine Bennett The broader question is whether celebrities should seek injunctions at all these days Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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Ukraine-Based ‘Kiss Library’ Under Permanent Injunction in Book Piracy Case

The US Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, and Penguin Random House win a default judgment against Ukraine-based 'Kiss Library.' The post Ukraine-Based ‘Kiss Library’ Under Permanent Injunction in Book Piracy Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Should celebrities narrate their audiobooks? Will Smith and Mel Brooks make the case for yes.

Sometimes stars elevate their works beyond the printed page. Here are three great examples. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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DOJ offers to cut injunction time in Apple ebook case, stays firm on key points

The US Justice Department was insistent that its proposed injunction against Apple for alleged ebook price fixing was the proper remedy earlier this month, but it's now willing to budge on that somewhat. As Reuters reports, the DOJ has offered to cut the length of the injunction from ten to five... Continue reading at Engadget

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Celebrate Juneteenth with 7 of our favorite recipes from African American cookbook and other celebrated authors

Celebrating Juneteenth? June 19, or "Juneteenth," commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. We've compiled 7 favorite recipes from African American authors, including Rufus Estes, the first African American chef to publish a cookbook, Dr. George Washington Carver and Maya Angelou.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Celebrate the The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art's 20th anniversary with a whole summer of Eric Carle goodness! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Racism’s ill effects on the health-care system — and the body itself

Linda Villarosa offers data as well as vivid anecdotes to illustrate the biases that patients of color face. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Court Seeks Proposed Declaratory Judgment in Maryland E-book Case

A federal judge has asked the parties for a proposed declaratory judgment to end the legal dispute over Maryalnd's library e-book law, but the parties dispute whether the request means the court is preparing to deny the AAP's bid for a permanent injunction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Train yourself to study more effectively and save time with this $49 bundle

Study is a vital part of any scholastic journey. But not all methods are the same. Some, indeed, are far more effective than others. Want to put yourself in a better position to excel? Then the 2022 Perfect Score Academic Success Master Class Bundle is a must-buy, especially as it’s on sale... Continue reading at PC World

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Party to Celebrate Bookstore Cat’s Retirement

After a decade of enjoying his presence, an Ohio bookstore is hosting a party to celebrate Otis the Cat's retirement. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Diane Seuss, Joshua Cohen, Andrea Elliott among Pulitzer Prize winners in books

Times Book Prize winners Diane Seuss and Ada Ferrer were among the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-winning authors. Joshua Cohen won in fiction for 'The Netanyahus.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Celebrating 20 Years: Close-up on Quirk Books

As it celebrates 20 year of championing unconventional, entertaining, and high-concept titles that ignite readers’ imaginations, the team at Quirk Books talked with PW about the company's first two decades, what’s in store for the future, and what makes the Quirk brand tick. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

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Kim Kelly's 'Fight Like Hell' Examines the Rebound of Unions

As public opinion of unions surpasses its 40-year high a new book by the journalist and union organizer offers lessons and inspiration for workers in any industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Celebrating C&T Publishing’s 40th Anniversary

The preeminent publisher of quilting patterns and techniques reflects on nearly 40 successful years, adds titles in different genres, and looks to the future. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At age 64, debut novelist Bonnie Garmus makes the case for experience

Garmus’s novel “Lessons in Chemistry” delivers an assured voice, an indelible heroine and relatable love stories Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Maryland Library E-book Law Faces Permanent Injunction

After declining to appeal a preliminary injunction issued last month, Maryland attorneys now have until April 11 to show why a permanent injunction should not be issued. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Meet the P.I. who helped unlock key testimony in a sexual assault case

In the masterful "Tell Me Everything," Erika Krouse explores her uncanny ability to elicit candor, even from perfect strangers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Celebrating 75 Years: Close-up Globe Pequot

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For Women’s History Month: 5 new novels that celebrate female accomplishments

‘The Paris Bookseller’ by Kerri Maher and ‘The Diamond Eye’ by Kate Quinn are among several great new works of historical fiction. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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