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Google Doodle honors author John Steinbeck

The author of such classics as "Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath" would have been 112 on Thursday.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Author Danah Boyd on why teens and social media are 'complicated' (podcast)

Danah Boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, talks with Larry Magid about her new book, "It's Complicated: The social lives of networked teens."

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Google bestows author Zora Neale Hurston her own doodle

Showing an illustrated portrait of the writer, along with a backdrop that easily fits into her acclaimed novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," the Web giant pays homage to the great American author.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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'Ender's Game' author: Where's 'tolerance' now?

After gay-rights activists move to boycott the film version of "Ender's Game" to protest author Orson Scott Card's opposition to gay marriage, Card asks for tolerance of views like his.

By Jul. 10, 2013

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Author behind 'Mean Girls' focuses on 'boy world' (podcast)

Rosalind Wiseman, best-selling author of "Queen Bees and Wannabees" (the book "Mean Girls" was based on) has turned her attention to teen boys with her new book "Masterminds and Wingmen." She and Larry Magid have a chat about boys and their toys and the impact of gaming.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Author pleads: Please don't buy my new novel on Amazon (Q&A)

Jaime Clarke, a Boston-based author and independent bookstore owner, sends out a public plea for readers to resist buying his new novel from the e-commerce giant.

By Sep. 29, 2013

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Apple promoting iBooks Author books in iTunes

A little more than a year after introducing its iBooks Author software, Apple has posted a section with some of the popular results.

By Feb. 5, 2013

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Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451', dies at 91

The legendary science fiction author, who also wrote "The Martian Chronicles," passed away in Los Angeles overnight.

By Jun. 6, 2012

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Author Walter Isaacson on Jobs' leadership

Author Walter Isaacson discusses Steve Jobs' appreciation for creativity and technology as well as his brutal leadership style.

Oct. 25, 2011