WIN a copy of CRIME by Ferdinand von Schirach

In What's the Buzz by Helen Gregg

By Helen Gregg Written by famed defense attorney Ferdinand von Schirach, CRIME: STORIES is a debut collection analyzing the criminal mind. It is the January Book of the Month pick from the German Book Office. Want to win a free copy? Send your name and mailing address to gregg (at) newyork.gbo.org. (Contest open to residents of the continental US only, …

Global Trade Talk: Google Book Settlement gets “Preliminary Approval;” Palin-mania; A “Verbrechen” Wave hits Europe

In Global Trade Talk by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka and Siobhan O’Leary The Google Book Settlement has been given “preliminary approval” by Judge Denny Chin, who is overseeing the judicial challenge to its validity, reports Publishers Weekly. “A final settlement/fairness hearing has been set for February 18 at which Judge Chin will hear arguments to determine whether the agreement is ‘fair, reasonable, adequate;’ consider whether to …