Books

Politics

New Dana Loesch book teaches kids the value of the right to keep and bear arms

Former NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch has written a fun yet compelling children's book about the right to keep and bear arms, and Army veteran Graham Allen has written a book about the value of always telling the truth. Brave Books is releasing these two new books just in time for Christmas, and it has a special promotion between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Media

DOJ tries to block $2.2B Simon & Schuster, Bertelsmann Penguin Random House deal

The Department of Justice filed an antitrust suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Tuesday in the first major antitrust action by the Biden administration, saying the deal would let Penguin Random House "exert outsized influence over which books are published in the United States and how much authors are paid for their work."

Lifestyle

Walter Isaacson in preliminary talks with Elon Musk to write biography

Isaacson hasn't made a final decision on whether he will pursue the project, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. He has spoken with Musk by telephone in recent weeks, and plans additional conversations with him this summer before he decides if he will go forward with the book, these people add.