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June 2006
Book Publishing Report;6/19/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p5
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The article reports on the federal judge's ruling concerning the rights of Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinback. According to the New York federal judge, the son and the granddaughter of Steinback hold the publishing rights of the books "Of Mice and Men," "The Grapes of Wrath" and eight other works. The court's decision has affected Penguin Group which hold the rights of Steinbeck books for more than 10 years for they might lose the rights though they still can appeal the ruling.


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