updated 9/22/2009 3:28:54 PM ET 2009-09-22T19:28:54

The authors and other parties that reached a settlement with Google Inc. to give the company the digital rights to millions of out-of-print books now say they will negotiate a new deal.

Lawyers for The Authors Guild and other plaintiffs said in court papers filed Tuesday that they plan to have settlement talks with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve complaints about a $125 million deal that the Justice Department said probably violates antitrust law.

The lawyers asked a judge who was supposed to preside over a hearing on the settlement next month to delay it for at least another month so they can reach a new agreement.

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