Wi-Fi-enabled versions of the iPad will be available in March. Five of the six major American publishing companies have agreed to deals that will provide Apple's new iBooks store with content. Courtesy of Apple hide caption

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Publishers Embrace iPad As Rival To Kindle
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Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone during his keynote address at the MacWorld conference on Jan. 9, 2007. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Will An Apple Tablet Heat Up E-Book War?
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A Novel? Padgett Powell's Book Defies Genre
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds a Kindle e-book reader. The Kindle leads the market in sales of electronic readers. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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How E-Books Will Change Reading And Writing
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Random House Fires Next Shot In Digital Book Wars
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You Can't Put A Bow On An E-Book
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The National Book Award Winners for 2009 include (from left) Phillip Hoose (young people's literature); T.J. Stiles (nonfiction); Colum McCann (fiction); and Keith Waldrop (poetry). Associated Press hide caption

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McCann, Stiles Win National Book Awards
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Story Specialists: Doctors Who Write
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From Kingsolver, The Fiction Of A Split Psyche
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Nation's Retailers Engage In Online Book Pricing War
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Julie Andrews Celebrates The Sound Of Poetry
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Germany's Mueller Wins Literature Nobel
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Does Winning A Nobel Translate To More Book Sales?
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