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A Bankrupt Borders Makes Everyone Poorer, Especially Authors

Beginning as early as the end of the week, 6,000 Borders employees will be out work, and publishers will likely lose millions of dollars in bad debt. Hardest hit will be "midlist" authors -- those whose books aren't bestsellers but still do well enough to justify their

Book Publisher Macmillan Launches New Film and TV Division

Macmillan isn't the first major publishing house to jump into the film and TV waters, but with today's launch of Macmillan Films, it is the latest. Brendan Deneen, a former development executive and literary agent, will run the venture to take Macmillan's books to both the big and small screens.

The World Bank has banned British book publisher Macmillan from receiving any Bank-financed contracts between now and 2016, as a result of bribes Macmillan paid to secure a textbook deal in South Sudan.

Macmillan Books Return to Amazon

Amazon has put Macmillan books back onto its virtual shelves and may have reached a settlement on Macmillan's e-books as well.

Amazon War: Hachette Sides with Macmillan

With no end in sight to the war between Amazon and Macmillan, the publisher fighting the retailer's pricing on digital books, rival publisher Hachette is taking Macmillan's side, adopting the agency model and releasing e-books simultaneously with the first print edition.

iPad competition could lower prices

Just over a week ago, Apple wowed the world with its "magical and revolutionary" iPad tablet, which aims to change the way you interact with media....