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April 2007
Book Publishing Report;Apr2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p9
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The article reports on the death of Kurt Vonnegut, author of classic titles, and the buying of stock from Time Inc. by Bertelsmann AG. It was inferred that Vonnegut's death was caused by brain injuries after falling from his home in Manhattan, New York City. He has been recognized for writing various books. Meanwhile, Bertelsmann had bought 50% of stake in Time Inc. from Bookspan, a direct-to-consume company with an estimated price of $150 million.


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