03/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Steinbeck And Guthrie Families Now Support Google Books

The families of the author John Steinbeck and the musician Woody Guthrie, which previously opposed the proposed Google Book settlement that would create a vast digital library of books, say that they now support it.

In a statement released Thursday by the Authors Guild, one of the parties to the settlement, Gail Steinbeck, the wife of Thomas Steinbeck, the author's son, said "the majority of the problems that we found to be troubling have been addressed."

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