(Corrects number of settlements in paragraph 2)
WASHINGTON Feb 8 The U.S. Justice Department
said on Friday it is settling with publisher Macmillan as part
of a wide-ranging antitrust case in which the government accused
the largest U.S. book publishers of conspiring to raise e-book
Macmillan, also known as Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC, is the
fifth book publisher to settle in the case, the Justice
Department said in a statement.
The department said it is continuing to litigate against
Apple Inc, and a trial is scheduled to begin in June.
(Reporting by David Ingram; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)