In case this answers the question:
Books & Publications
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By assigning rights, title and ...
Please see "The Bhikkhus' Rules: A Guide for Laypeople" by Ven. Ariyesako.
According to the Vinaya (monastic rules), monks are not allowed to receive, give, keep (for their own sake), or deal with money (including buying, selling, trading, investing, exchanging) etc.
However, lay persons acting as stewards, can handle financial affairs for monks ...
One should not make an effort everywhere, should not be another’s
hireling, should not live dependent on another, should not go about as
a trader in the Dhamma.
I am not sure about Dalai Lama's books, wouldn't hold them on par with Sutta.