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July 5, 2011: Barnes And Noble

Posted 09.04.2011 | Women

Looking for some fun summer reading? Whatever your reading tastes be sure to stop by Barnes and Noble and choose your beach reads now. The store's Sum...

Amazon Abandons California Affiliates: Guess Who's Jumping For Joy? | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

Forty-eight hours after Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's sales tax fairness provision, which requires out-of-state retailers to collect taxes on s...

The Writers Workbench: The Kindle

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology
Robert J. Elisberg

I don't remotely see ebook readers as a dire challenge to books. Because what they hold are -- books. Whether a book is on paper or digital circuitry, the craft that went into writing it is the same.

The eBook vs. Physical Book Debate Continues

Fosters | Posted 08.27.2011 | Books

Baldface Books is celebrating a milestone....

Buy A Hardcover, Get An eBook Free? | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 08.27.2011 | Books

How do you help brick-and-mortar stores sell books? Throw in an e-book. That is the idea of one publisher, Algonquin, which began a promotion in 30...

Big Sales At Borders Hurts Barnes & Noble's Profits

Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Phil Wahba) - Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N), the largest U.S. bookstore chain, reported a deeper quarterly loss on Tuesday as sales came un...

Love Loses: Barnes and Noble's Big Fat Bell Book Fail

John Shore | Posted 08.16.2011 | Books
John Shore

If you happened to have read John Wins: When Rob Bell's Editor Calls, you know I'm thinking about doing a book with an actual, real book publisher. I'...

Kobo And Nook Step Up The eReader Game | Posted 08.09.2011 | Books

This week, though, e-book readers just took their first slimy steps out of the primordial soup. Both Barnes & Noble and Kobo, its far less advertis...

Barnes And Noble Unveils New Nook With Touch Display

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.24.2011 | Technology

Barnes & Noble on Tuesday introduced its latest Nook eReader device, the Simple Touch Reader. The new Nook is built on Android 2.1 technology. Its ...

Colorado's Liberty Media Bid's On Barnes & Noble

AP | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK -- Barnes & Noble Inc.'s stock jumped more than 24 percent in premarket trading on Friday as the company reported that Liberty Media Corp. ha...

Barnes & Noble Receives Billion-Dollar Offer

Posted 07.20.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Phil Wahba) - John Malone's Liberty Media Corp has proposed to buy Barnes & Noble Inc for $1.02 billion, nine months after the largest U...

Congressman Blames Unemployment On The iPad

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.17.2011 | Technology

On Friday, Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) addressed the United States's current unemployment crisis and claimed the iPad was "probably responsib...

Think Top eBook Buyers Are In Big Urban Areas? You'd Be Wrong

Mark Coker | Posted 05.30.2011 | Books
Mark Coker

Have you ever wondered where the most voracious ebook readers live? I wondered, so I crunched Smashwords ebook sales data. Some of the numbers are surprising

Barnes & Noble Likely To End Up WIthout Buyer?

Businessweek | Jeffrey McCracken, Matthew Townsend and Jonathan Keehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble Inc., the largest U.S. bookstore chain, is likely to end its months-long search for a buyer without a sale of the company, said five pe...

Uma Thurman Joins Ralph Lauren, Under the Guise of Literacy, to Sell Rich Kids Clothes (VIDEO)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rocco Staino

We have Uma Thurman narrating a story that is billed as literature whose primary purpose is to sell $39.50 Blake Pig Pony Oxfords or $395 cowboy boots.

The Author Uprising Against Big Publishing

Mark Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coker

At the heart of every revolution is a loss of faith in the prevailing regime. And a revolution is brewing that will topple Big Publishing as we know it.

The Faithful Shopper: Buy Books in New York

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

A number of notable independent bookshops in New York are bucking the trend, providing a place to browse and find the unexpected tome or meet an author.

Beyond Bookstores | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD and JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Kitson, a group of boutiques based in Los Angeles, is the kind of store that appears regularly in the tabloids for both its stylish clothes and its ce...

Where Were You When Borders Declared Bankruptcy?

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

The day that Borders declared bankruptcy, I happened to be in the middle of a book tour. Which you might say was Ground Zero for an author.

American Retailers With The Worst Customer Service

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Customer satisfaction in the retail and online e-commerce industries is getting worse. There is no single reason for this, but it is likely that the r...

Borders Bankruptcy: Will It Affect The Whole Book Industry? | By Alexander Nazaryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Borders is bankrupt, and you shouldn't gloat about it, even if you hate chain bookstores. In fact, if you are a writer, an editor or a reader, you sho...

Is Borders Finally Filing For Bankruptcy? | By MIKE SPECTOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Borders Group Inc. is in the final stages of preparing a bankruptcy filing, clinching a long fall for a company with humble beginnings that helped cha...

eBooks Or Print?: 5 Literary Brains Weigh In On The Future Of Reading

Newsweek | Ramin Setoodeh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The transformation of the book industry has reached a tipping point. Electronic books now outsell paperbacks on Amazon, the retailer recently announce...

iPads Disguised As Books: Yay Or Nay?

OR Books Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We like iPads as much as we like printed books, but do we need to disguise one as the other?...

A World Without Borders

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ilana Ross

I won't buy an e-reader because I refuse to be complicit in a phenomenon which threatens to destroy what I love most about America and consumerism: bookstores.