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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Kepler’s Launches Arts & Lectures Series

Publishers Weekly • By Judith Rosen • Sep 18, 2012 Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park, Calif., may not be back entirely—the revamped store will open later this month—but it has already scheduled an active events series and is launching Kepler’s Arts & Lectures on September 25 with Salman Rushdie in conversation with Tobias Wolff. Other […]


New World Library Celebrates 35 Years of Publishing

Thirty-five years ago, in the kitchen of a small apartment in Oakland, California, Marc Allen and Shakti Gawain started a publishing firm known as Whatever Publishing to put out a few booklets they had written. It was a shoestring operation, started with very little capital. Total sales in 1977 were $800. Today New World Library […]


Education Companies Settle Claims of Copyright and Trademark Infringement against Several Textbook Distributors

September 4, 2012 – Four leading education companies, Cengage Learning, Inc., John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Pearson Education, Inc. and McGraw-Hill Education, today announced they have settled five unconnected matters involving copyright and trademark infringement claims against companies relating to the sale of counterfeit textbooks.  The five separate settlements call for the combined payment of […]