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eReader War: iPad, Kindle, Nook, Which Will Win? (PHOTOS, POLL)

(89) Comments | Posted August 12, 2010 | 9:00 AM

The eReader war began in earnest this year, but it heated up just as summer did. With Amazon reporting that eBooks are now outselling hardcovers, and the iPad exploding onto the scene, stakes are higher than ever for domination of the eBook market. Barnes and Noble launched an early offensive,...

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Your Map For Bookstores Around The World

(3) Comments | Posted August 10, 2010 | 12:15 PM

The Millions has expanded its Walking Tour of New York's Independent Bookstores to create a Google Map of the best bookstores around the world. Originally, the website's Walking Tour guided users who wished to wander New York's favorite small bookstores. The Millions created the Collaborative Atlas of Bookstores...

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Business Book Of The Year: FT/Goldman Sachs Longlist Released

(2) Comments | Posted August 9, 2010 | 3:50 PM

Today, the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award long list was released. The award honors the book that offers the most moving and enjoyable insight into modern business issues. The short list will be announced on September 16, with the winner revealed on October 27....

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Author Jennifer Belle Hired Actresses To Read Her Book In Public And Laugh

(5) Comments | Posted August 4, 2010 | 3:54 PM

In an unusual marketing move, writer Jennifer Belle recently hired dozens of actresses to read her book around New York City and laugh hysterically. Belle decided to take publicity for "The Seven Year Bitch" into her own hands after receiving unsatisfying advice from her publisher. After receiving applications from approximately...

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Is It 'Octopuses' Or 'Octopi'? Merriam-Webster Has The Answer In 'Ask An Editor' (VIDEO)

(44) Comments | Posted July 28, 2010 | 12:35 PM

In dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster's new online feature "Ask the Editor," associate editor Kory Stamper lays out a dilemma that grammar snobs everywhere will relate to: "You say to your friend: 'Hey, I saw a group of octopuses,' and your friend says 'Hey, you're an ignorant slob, you saw a group...

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9 Of The Most Amazing Bookstores In The World (PHOTOS)

(144) Comments | Posted July 26, 2010 | 11:59 PM

It's a difficult time for bookstores. Online booksellers offer seductively low prices and the convenience of ordering from home. eBooks are poised to change the business of publishing as we know it, allowing readers to bypass printed material altogether. There are news stories almost every day telling us about another...

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Librarians Go Gaga: 9 Of The Funniest Library Videos Ever

(39) Comments | Posted July 16, 2010 | 6:45 AM

We all love our local library. Big shelves full of books and good air conditioning make them a summer go-to location.

Yet recently libraries have been in danger. In the face of government budget deficits, many have begun to see libraries as a cut-able expense.

Clearly, these critics...

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Toshiba To Enter eBook Market

(1) Comments | Posted June 30, 2010 | 2:48 PM

Toshiba has released a preview page for its upcoming online eBook store Book Place. Book Place will offer today's best-sellers, cookbooks, travel guides, children's books, textbooks, and more. Through Blio, the store will support a full-colored, 3-D and interactive reading experience. The Book Place format will include audio...

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'Twilight' New Novella Bestseller Despite Free Online Release

(2) Comments | Posted June 9, 2010 | 6:00 PM

"The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner", Stephenie Meyer's most recent addition to the "Twilight" Saga, sold over 350,000 copies in its first 48 hours of release in the US, reports Publishers Marketplace. Sales remained high despite the novella's release for free online. Worldwide, Meyer's publisher estimates that...

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