Court cuts jury award, warns Steinbeck kin to end litigation
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court attempted to close the book on endless litigation between the relatives of author John Steinbeck in a ruling that upheld a $5 million verdict against his...
Appeal in John Steinbeck lawsuit heard in court
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Both sides had another day in court Tuesday in a family battle that has been waged for decades over who controls the works of iconic author John Steinbeck.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on appeal in latest chapter of long-running dispute over John Steinbeck works (all times local):
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Another chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by author John Steinbeck.
Steinbeck stepdaughter wins $13M in suit over movie rights
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal jury awarded John Steinbeck's stepdaughter more than $13 million in a lawsuit claiming the author's son and daughter-in-law impeded film adaptations of his classic works.
Steinbeck film remakes stuck in dust bowl, stepdaughter says
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sour grapes have left some of the classic works of John Steinbeck in a dust bowl.
The writer's stepdaughter told jurors in federal court Tuesday that film remakes of "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden" fell apart because Steinbeck's son and daughter-in-law impeded the projects.
John Steinbeck’s relatives by marriage in copyright dispute
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film remakes of "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden" fell apart because John Steinbeck's son and daughter-in-law impeded the projects, the writer's stepdaughter told jurors in federal court Tuesday.
John Steinbeck’s son, fellow author Thomas Steinbeck, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thomas Steinbeck, the eldest son of Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck and a prominent author and screenwriter in his own right, died Thursday at his Santa Barbara home. He was 72.
"The Grapes of Wrath" author's son, who was working on a memoir at the time of his death, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a statement from his family.
In addition to being a writer, Steinbeck fiercely defended his father's work,...