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The New HuffPost Books Widget

Paul Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Berry

There is a cool new widget appearing today at the bottom of book articles, going site-wide next week, and we're really excited about bringing it to you.

Nook Android App: Barnes & Noble Launches eBook App For Droid

TechCrunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Barnes & Noble is launching an Android app for its e-reading platform, Nook, today. Barnes & Nobile already has NOOK apps for the iPhone and iPad. The...

New Nook Coming Soon? Barnes & Noble Files New Device Code With FCC

Best Ereaders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Are we going to see a new Nook 3G launched in few weeks? According to the FCC website, B&N applied for a new device code named CR Nook/Bravo Delta. No...

Ode to A Bookish Mom

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

After a family dinner, while we were hitting the cookies, my father launched into the hair-raising story of how he, his sister, and his parents traveled from Alesund, Norway, to Newfoundland, Canada, in 1942.

Authors Duke It Out For NYC Book Signing Outlets

The Wall Street Journal | JOANNE KAUFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Which authors get to sign at which New York locations is a tricky gavotte involving publishers, chain bookstores and other venues. In fact, independen...

Amazon Gets Patent For Dual-Screen eReader: Will Kindle Turn Into Another Nook?

Engadget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Looks like the battle for e-reader dominance between Amazon and Barnes & Noble could soon expand beyond the recent spate of price drops and into the c...

Can Borders And Kobo eReader Kill Amazon And The Kindle?

CrunchGear | John Biggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Borders just announced that they're selling the Kobo eReader, an $149 ebook touted, by Wired, no less, as a Kindle killer. This device isn't formally ...

Chegg Rent-Don't-Buy Textbook Mantra Takes Hold In California Schools

Business Week | Ari Levy and Joseph Galante | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

May 3 (Bloomberg) -- No more $120 chemistry books. That's the message from textbook-rental service Chegg Inc., which is urging college students to st...

eBooks: Google As Independent Bookstores' Ally?

The New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Independent bookstores were battered first by discount chains like Barnes & Noble, then by superefficient Web retailers like Amazon.com. Now the ele...

eBook Bestsellers From Kobo: The Top eBooks From Fiction To Freebies And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For a long time, Amazon was the only real option out there for buying eBooks. But a lot has changed in the eBook business recently. Barnes & Noble bec...

Amazon And Barnes & Noble Offer Discounts On Recently Bought Kindles And Nooks

The Wall Street Journal | Geoffrey A. Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Both companies say they're willing to refund customers who bought their e-reading devices recently. You just have to ask for it....

eBook Bestsellers From Kobo: The Top eBooks From Fiction And Nonfiction To Freebies And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For a long time, Amazon was the only real option out there for buying eBooks. But a lot has changed in the eBook business recently. Barnes & Noble bec...

Salon.com Partners With Barnes & Noble Reviews For Shared Content

Business Wire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS - News), the world's largest bookseller, today announced that its website, BN.COM, will expand its reach via a content...

Nook 'Lite' Coming Out Soon From Barnes & Noble

Gizmodo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We're told that Barnes & Noble will be revealing some new products later this year: Nook 2 ("Project Encore") and a Wi-Fi-only Nook Lite. Meanwhile, a...

We Need Bloggers!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assignmen...

Get A Free Hyundai With Your iPad

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: In September, if you buy an iPad for $50,000, you'll get a Hyundai Equus for...

Barnes & Noble iPad App Still Not Available

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

When the iPad went on sale this morning, Apple's own iBooks store had nothing to fear from Barnes & Noble, the country's largest bookseller -- because...

Nook Offered At Barnes & Noble with $50 Gift Card

CNET | David Carnoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a move that's sure to impact the e-reader pricing wars, Barnes & Noble has fired the first salvo with a $50 gift card offering when you purchase it...

Forget Apple vs. Amazon: Publishers Just Want A Universal eBook Format

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The industry has been going through a tumultuous period as Apple and Amazon duke it out for dominance in the nascent market for electronic books. Bot...

Writing a Best Selling Book

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

Getting a book published and then to hit the Best Sellers list takes a lot of guts, even more determination, tremendous amounts of creative networking...

Hands On With T-Mobile and the HTC HD2

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The HD2 is a monster of a handset -- a Goliath of the mobile world if you will. The display is the centerpiece of the HD2 experience.

Barnes & Noble iPad App Finally Launches

CNET | David Carnoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

While Amazon had its Kindle for iPad app ready in time for the launch of the iPad, Barnes & Noble decided to take its sweet time before releasing its ...

iPad Revolution? Maybe, But There's Still Much To Be Said For Kindle (New York Review)

The New York Review of Books | Sue Halpern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When Steve Jobs projected the image of the iPad after his damned-with-faint-praise nod to the Kindle, the Kindle looked comically out of date, a relic...

Barnes & Noble Reexamines Business Model As Physical Bookstores Fail (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Wall Street Journal has a report today on Barnes & Noble's changing business plan as physical bookstores seem to become less and less viable. As e...

Barnes & Noble Giving Away Free Bestselling Beach Reads For eBook Users

The New York Times | ROY FURCHGOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you don't mind risking sand in your electronics, this summer you'll have plenty of opportunities to do your beach reading on your phone, computer o...