The ownership of the eBook rights to older titles is a growing source of conflict in the publishing industry, reports the New York Times. William Styron might have been one of the leading literary lions of recent decades, but his books are not selling much these days. Now his family has a plan to lure digital-age readers with eBook versions of titles such as "Sophie's Choice" and "The Confessions of Nat Turner." But the question of who owns the electronic rights to such older titles is in dispute, making it a rising source of conflict in one of the publishing...

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