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Bunch of Grapes Bookstore has been reborn!

Gov. Schwartzenegger wants to replace schools' textbooks with e-readers.

Looks like V.C. Andrews isn't the only hand writing from the grave. Two new Agatha Christie stories featuring Det. Poirot are about to be published.

9-year-old star of Slumdog Millionaire, Rubina Ali, has written her autobiography.

Indian poet and memoirist of women's sex lives, Kamala Das, has died at age 75.

Taking the "smell of books" to a whole new level.

Fiction and the recession.

This year has seen a lot of firsts, so here's one more. The first man, Farahad Zama, has won Melissa Nathan award for comedy in romance against a solid competition of all female writers. He wrote it on the train to work.

Amazon wants another bookfest in Seattle.

Simon & Schuster are embracing the Scribd.