Oct 31, 2012 @ 12:34:00 am
Lorin Stein considers the reasons that "short stories fell off our radar"—and explains the important role they play in his life now.
While the rest of the East Coast was preparing for Hurricane Sandy, the Supreme Court convened on Monday to hear a case that's likely to have serious implications for international publishers and book pirates. Publisher John Wiley & Sons took student Supap Kirtsaeng to court this year after catching the Thai graduate student selling international textbooks online. These textbooks, while nearly identical to American ones, are significantly cheaper, and have netted Kirtsaeng roughly $100,000 in profit from $900,000 in sales. While it's unclear if this is illegal, it raises the question of "what protection the holder of a copyright has after a product made outside the United States is
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