Google, Publishers Keep Negotiating Book Deal

Google Inc. and a group of publishers and authors got more time to negotiate a possible settlement of a lawsuit over the search-engine company’s digital reproduction of books. “We are not there yet,” Michael Boni, a lawyer for the authors, told U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin in Manhattan. “They are very complicated, complex issues, requiring us to delve into them in the dog days of summer.”