Amazon's U.K. unit racked up sales of $6.5 billion last year, but only paid $3.7 million in corporate taxes.
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May 17, 2013 Also: AARP and The Nation join a growing list of ebook publishers; Hilary Mantel on Jane Austen; Anne Applebaum on Sheryl Sandberg.
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, speaks at a luncheon for the American Society of News Editors in San Diego.
April 2, 2013 Sheryl Sandberg's new book on women and ambition has some critics wondering what a top tech industry executive can really tell the average American woman. Commentator Tania Lombrozo argues that not all books by women and for women need to be for all women.
Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai is pictured during her recovery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England, about a month after she was shot.
March 28, 2013 Also: Sheryl Sandberg's spokesperson reportedly lashes out at a critic; Sylvia Plath's children's book; and the Atlas Shrugged adaptation no one asked for.
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's new book promises to give us the inside dope about reaction to the financial crisis.
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March 15, 2013 Also: Tan Twan Eng wins the Man Asian prize; Aaron Swartz posthumously honored by the American Library Association; Sheryl Sandberg on Madeleine L'Engle.
Seattle-based Amazon wants control over new Internet domains such as ".book," ".author" and ".read."
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March 11, 2013 Also: the best books coming out this week; Mindy Kaling is writing another memoir; and Francine Prose explores dreams in literature.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks in December 2011 in New York City.
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March 7, 2013 Also: Self-portraits of famous authors; why two major spring novels have the same title; and literary statues from around the world.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was named Monday to the company's board of directors. Sandberg is the first woman on Facebook's board.
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June 25, 2012 Sandberg, the company's chief operating officer, becomes the first woman on Facebook's board of directors. There had been public calls for the company to add a woman to its board, but Facebook didn't say whether Monday's move was related to those demands.
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