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Residents Protest Closing Of Barnes And Noble On Facebook

Encino Patch | Lauren Rosenblum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As news of the closing of the Barnes & Noble store in the Encino Marketplace travels through town, residents are venting anger and disappointment onli...

Scrabble Is Kindle's #1 'Book'

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Sept. 24, Scrabble for Kindle launched. On Wednesday, the $4.99 Kindle Scrabble -- created by Electronic Arts for Hasbro Inc. -- was the No. 2 best...

Barnes and Noble May Lose Fight For Control Of Board

nytimes.com | MICHAEL J. De La MERCED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Barnes & Noble sustained a setback on Monday when a powerful proxy advisory company endorsed directors proposed by the billionaire investor Ronald W. ...

Bookstore Sales Drop In July

Publishers Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The downward trend of bookstore sales continued in July with sales declining 2.3%, to $1.08 billion, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. ...

Tim Waterstone

The Guardian | Alex Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

He was certainly bucking the trend when he started Waterstone's in 1982; he describes a grim landscape, in which the demise of the book was regularly ...

Tao Lin's Richard Yates: A Review and Interview

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Caitlin Colford

Haley Joel Osment and Dakota Fanning are the two main characters in Tao Lin's second novel, Richard Yates, which hits bookstores today.

Borders Second Quarter Loss Widens

Yahoo! Finance | Mae Anderson, AP Retail Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The company is also closing underperforming stores and introducing a paid loyalty program as it continues to battle tough competition from online reta...

e-Reader Comparison

switched.com | By Jon Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With Amazon's recent announcement that digital e-books outsold hardcover books for the first time, and paperbacks destined to a similar fate in the ne...

Massive Barnes And Noble Lincoln Center Store To Shut Down In January

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The massive Barnes & Noble store that straddles Broadway and 66th Street on the Upper West Side of Manhattan will close at the end of January, driven ...

To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish

Boyd Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Boyd Morrison

When deciding whether to indie publish, don't overlook all the questions traditionally published authors have been dealing with for years.

New Book Sells More eBooks Than Hardcovers

The Wall Street Journal | Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Weeks after Amazon.com said that it is now selling more electronic books than hardcovers, a leading book publisher said one of its prominent new title...

Can Technology FIX Publishing?

GigaOM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

While paper books are still the norm, e-books now account for up to 20 percent of book sales in categories like romance and sci-fi. The shift in publi...

Do eReader Users Read More Books?

Wall Street Journal | GEOFFREY A. FOWLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A study of 1,200 e-reader owners by Marketing and Research Resources Inc. found that 40% said they now read more than they did with print books. Of th...

Barnes And Noble Nook: Better Than Kindle?

Fast Company | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

But Barnes & Noble has a fine ebook reader of its own, the Nook, and its multi-platform Nook software (iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, PC, Mac) is ...

Seth Godin, Bestselling Author, Will No Longer Publish Traditional Books

sethgodin.typepad.com | Seth Godin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The thing is--now I know who my readers are. Adding layers or faux scarcity doesn't help me or you. As the medium changes, publishers are on the defen...

Barnes And Noble's Fate

New York Magazine | Andrew Rice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Riggio was trying to say that, whatever becomes of books as physical objects in this new age of digital distribution, he is certain people will still ...

Barnes And Noble Failure

Wall Street Journal | JAMES B. STEWART | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

My hunch is that B&N never really embraced the Internet or e-books, tied as it was to the old-fashioned world of physical books and stores. As B&N foc...

Borders, Barnes And Noble Stock Dying: Amazon's eBook To Blame?

MarketWatch | Brett Arends | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

You could hardly dominate an industry more than B&N has dominated the landscape of traditional bookstores. Yet its fortunes have fallen so far that ma...

Will Barnes And Noble Closings Leave Landlords In The Cold?

startribune.com | DON JACOBSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As a "bricks-and-mortar" business in a bookselling world that's rapidly adopting digital downloads, fears are creeping in that a new Barnes & Noble ow...

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

Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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 ...

eReader News: Plastic Logic Cancels Pricey Que

CNET News | Ina Fried | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a move that will probably surprise few, Plastic Logic announced Tuesday that it's canceling plans for its pricey Que e-reader. Plastic Logic had a...

Barnes & Noble Cafe Earns 'A' Grade Despite Mice Droppings

dnainfo.com | Leslie Albrecht | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

By Leslie Albrecht DNAinfo Reporter/Producer UPPER WEST SIDE -- The café at an Upper West Side Barnes & Noble bookstore was awarded a coveted 'A' g...

iPad vs Kindle: Who's Winning The eBook War?

nytimes.com | RANDALL STROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

THE Kindle from Amazon.com is designed to let us do one thing very well: read. To survive, it must excel at this, not only by jostling to stay a nose ...

Will Independent Bookstores Be The Last Bookstores Standing?

Portfolio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Is the time of the independent bookstore--that almost mythical place that caters to a niche not easily found elsewhere, or deals in used books, and is...

Barnes & Noble To Put 1,000-Square-Foot Nook Boutiques In All Stores

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In September, the chain will begin an aggressive promotion of its Nook e-readers by building 1,000-square-foot boutiques in all of its stores, with sa...