Barnes & Noble is one of several stores that have refused to carry Amazon Publishing's books. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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John Grisham has more than 275 million books in print. Bob Krasner hide caption

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Crowds gather on Aug. 30, 1931, at the site of the Quiet Dell murders. Evidence of the killings was found in and around murderer Harry Powers' garage (center). AP hide caption

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Tom Clancy, seen here in 2010, was an insurance agent before publishing The Hunt For Red October in 1984. David Burnett hide caption

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri is the author of The Namesake and Interpreter of Maladies. Marco Delogu/Courtesy of Knopf hide caption

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The 2013 National Book Award long list for Young People's Literature was announced Monday. Click here to see the full list. hide caption

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Daniel Woodrell's novel Winter's Bone -- a dark family saga set in the Ozarks — was adapted into a film in 2010. Woodrell returned to his hometown of West Plains, Mo., about 20 years ago and has been writing there ever since. Alexander Klein/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Clifford the Big Red Dog was one of several popular books Scholastic turned into a children's television show. Courtesy of Scholastic hide caption

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