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The Exorcist Banned on Good Friday in the Australian state of Victoria. Story On the continuing expansion of\'s electronic book section.

SfGate Story on The war between independent book dealers and chain stores in San Fransisco. A lawsuit brought by American Booksellers Association and 27 independently owned bookstores from around the US, accuses Barnes & Noble and Borders, of arranging deals with publishers and distributors independent stores can\'t get, which lead to the expansion of the big stores, and the death of the independents.

The has This Story sent in by Lee Hadden, on sci-fi author Harlan Ellison. He is fighting the online copyright battle in some strange and angry ways.