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Failing Bookstore Bought By Two Best Friends

Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After years of buying books at Narnia Children's Books in Richmond's Museum District, best friends Jill Stefanovich and Jenesse Evertson have bought t...

Will New York Center For Independent Publishing Survive?

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Struggling to survive despite its parent organization's financial problems, the loss of its director and now its interim director, the New York Center...

Bookstore Opening In Illinois!

My Journal Courier | GREG OLSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

Literati will soon have a reason to visit the Jacksonville square, thanks to a Jacksonville couple's plans to open a bookstore. Jim and Sally Nurss...

Google Publishes Book To Explain The Internet

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Search engine Google has commemorated the 20th anniversary of a paper crucial to the web's development by producing an online book to explain how the ...

Best Bookstores Of The World

Lonely Planet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, a...

Google And Hachette Strike Deal For French Titles

ft.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Google and Hachette Livre have struck a groundbreaking deal allowing the world's second largest retail book publisher to control the scanning and elec...

William And Kate Engaged: HarperCollins To Publish Book Already?

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HarperCollins could become the first publisher to bring an entirely new book on the Royal engagement to market, with an initial print run of 100,000 c...

Public Radio's 'Marketplace' Gets Book Section

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The show "Marketplace," which is heard on public radio stations nationwide, is collecting all its books coverage in a new section of its website, dubb...

Barnes And Noble 'Poison Pill' Approved By Shareholders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc.'s shareholders have ratified a shareholder rights plan, finally making the so-called "poison pill" off...

Rap, Eloise, Seabiscuit And Doughnuts

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Autobiography of Mark Twain" by Mark Twain The American-Statesman Twain was insistent never to write a coherent, chronological account of his life. A...

Is Apple Using Gift Cards To Prop Up A Sagging iBookstore?

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

So no wonder Apple is now selling gift cards for iBooks, its e-bookstore platform, in its own stores and also in places like Target (TGT), according t...

Bookseller Joseph Beth Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Joseph-Beth Group has filed for federal bankruptcy protection while the bookseller restructures with fewer stores. The Cincinnati-based company s...

'Life,' 'Broke,' And 'In 50 Years We'll All Be Chicks'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Towers of Midnight" by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (Tor Books)...

Barnes & Noble Selling Toys

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

According to Reuters, five B&N store locations in the tri-state area now contain 3,000-square-foot play areas with educational toys and games. This si...

Book By Winner Of Biggest Canadian Lit Prize Unavailable In Stores

thestar.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Sentimentalists, Skibsrud's debut novel, is published by Gaspereau Press, which can only print about 1,000 copies a week. Eager readers can downlo...

Barnes And Noble Has Become Like Indie To Local Residents

csmonitor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today, however, as e-books begin to capture their share of the bookselling market, the distinction between big-box booksellers and the smaller guys ma...

The Beatles, The Stones, The Raiders

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones: Sound Opinions on the Great Rock 'n' Roll Rivalry" by Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot Seattle Pi Three subjects are no...

Amazon To Hire Thousands For Holiday Jobs

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The economy may not be recovering fast enough in what's been a tumultuous election year, but Amazon (AMZN), like other retail competitors, is on a hir...

Bookstore Bingo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With eBook sales up, you'd think we'd overhear fewer ridiculous things in bookstores. But it seems there's no end to the crazy scenarios booksellers e...

21 Of The Coolest Book Covers This Year

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Book cover design is an underappreciated art form, yet it can help make a book. What goes into the thought process, and how do all involved collaborate?

The Week's Hottest Reads

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Worth Dying For" by Lee Child (Delacorte)...

Indie Bookstores

Poets & Writers | Jeremiah Chamberlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's also clear that this store is an integral part of the fabric of this neighborhood. It's located in a vibrant area of lower Manhattan--though tech...

Literary Underdogs

The Guardian | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The eight books chosen for the inaugural Fiction Uncovered will be announced in spring 2011 and go into a Waterstone's "3 for 2" promotion. Foyles and...

Literary Prize Honorees Unavailable At Indie Bookstores

Quill & Quire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When the indie-dominated shortlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize was announced on Oct. 5, a number of booksellers expressed concern that the smaller...

Mark Twain Beats Jon Stewart, John Grisham

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — It's never too late: Mark Twain is back on the best-seller lists. Pre-orders for the first of three planned volumes of his autobiogr...