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Come Meet The Author, But Be Prepared To Open Your Wallet

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN and MATT RICHTEL | Posted 08.22.2011 | Books

Independent bookstores, squeezed by competition from Internet retailers like Amazon, have long done something their online brethren cannot emulate: au...

Will The Home Library Survive The Surge Of The eBook?

The Independent | Posted 08.20.2011 | Books

"I've not actually read any of them. I just love the bindings." So said the actress Davinia Taylor earlier this year when she decided to put her house...

Borders To Name Bidder By July 1

Yahoo! News || Posted 08.20.2011 | Books

Bankrupt bookstore chain Borders Group Inc (BGPIQ.PK) said it will name a "stalking horse" bidder by July 1 and is looking to complete the sale of al...

New LA Bookstore Defies Trends

latimes.com | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 08.15.2011 | Books

Before launching a business, some people invest in market research and feasibility studies. Josh Spencer is not one of those people — otherwise he m...

To Follow or Not to Follow -- That Is the Question

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 08.09.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

Today I unfollowed a great big famous author on Twitter. I hear you sighing out there. "So what?" you ask, and roll your eyes. Well, yes. In a r...

Why You Should Read More Physical Books

nydailynews.com | By Jacob E. Osterhout | Posted 08.07.2011 | Books

There's a theory that independent bookstores can't survive in the age of digital tomes. ...

Verdict In On Borders Case

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin on June 3, 2011 12:07 PM | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

Judge Martin Glenn granted Borders an extension to finalize its reorganization plans following news that “several bidders” are interested in the b...

Private Equity Firm In Talks To Buy What's Left Of Borders

Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Private equity firm Gores Group is in talks to buy more than half of bankrupt bookseller Borders Group Inc's remaining stores, the Wall...

Borders To Make A Final, Desperate Attempt At Survival

Business | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

The future of Borders Group Inc. may become clearer Thursday when a bankruptcy judge considers the bookseller's request for more time to craft a turna...

What Did A Russian Billionaire Spend His Money On?

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 07.20.2011 | Books

Waterstone’s parent company HMV announced this morning that it would sell the UK book chain to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut’s company, A&NN...

PHOTOS: The World's Most Inspiring Bookstores

salon.com | Megan Cytron, Trazzler | Posted 07.16.2011 | Books

One of London's most beautiful shops of any kind, Daunt Books would be worth a visit just to soak up the streaming natural light emanating from the sk...

Barnes & Noble Proves It's Not Dead Yet

investorguide.com | Posted 07.13.2011 | Books

Shares of Barnes & Noble (BKS: Charts, News, Offers), the largest American brick and mortar bookseller, have plunged 80% in the past five years as inv...

Are Bookstores the Dinosaurs of the Technology Age?

Beverley Golden | Posted 07.11.2011 | Books
Beverley Golden

Imagine a world with no bookstores. Personally, I just won't do it, because for me, this thought kept returning: bookstores are magical places.

Is Someone Crazy Enough To Buy Borders?

publishersweekly.com | Posted 07.10.2011 | Books

The chances that Borders may be sold as one business or piecemeal appears to becoming more of a possibility. Last Friday was the deadline for the subm...

The Best New York Bookstores

This Recording | Posted 07.05.2011 | Books

All I ever really wanted was to read books and make more. So I came to New York in the fall of 2005, fresh out of college, to work in publishing. It t...

Indie Booksellers’ Favorite Books Of 2010

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.03.2011 | Books

Thirteen finalists have been chosen and only one book will win this year’s Indie Booksellers’ Choice Awards. Aren’t you excited? The winner — ...

7 Survival Secrets For Independent Bookstores

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on May 2, 2011 9:23 AM | Posted 07.02.2011 | Books

At the Los Angeles Festival of Books, some of the best booksellers on the West Coast shared strategies that helped them survive during these challengi...

Ben Craw

Anna Barber, Scribble Press: 27 Million and Counting

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Craw | Posted 07.27.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Best Independent Bookstores In Los Angeles

losangeles.cbslocal.com | Posted 06.28.2011 | Books

The best independent bookstores reflect and serve their community. They provide a space for ideas and discovery through interesting stock, author eve...

Borders Admits Website May Have Exposed Customers' Personal Information

annarbor.com | Posted 06.26.2011 | Books

Ann Arbor-based book store chain Borders Group Inc. is investigating whether any of its customers' personal data was exposed on a website that apparen...

Borders Is Seeking HOW Much In Additional Financing?

freep.com | Posted 06.22.2011 | Books

Borders Group, the bookstore chain under bankruptcy protection, is seeking at least $50 million in additional financing as sales trail expectations an...

10 Ways eBooks Are Changing Our Lives

The Denver Post | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books

The Hermitage Bookshop in Cherry Creek North, decidedly old-school with its oak furniture and elaborate Persian rug, isn't where you'd expect to find ...

Bookstore Bingo Is Worse for Authors

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books
Lev Raphael

At one reading on my first book tour, someone aggressively asked me, "What does your book have to say to women?" I was so surprised, my reply was a feeble joke: "It says 'Buy me!'"

'Do You Have Any Shakespeare Translated Into English?' And 12 Other Ridiculous Things Overheard In Bookstores (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.19.2011 | Books

Is it really possible that some people don't know who Dante is, or, more shockingly, Shakespeare? According to bookstore employees, there are such peo...

Bookseller's Inventory Being Auctioned: What Will Happen To The Stores?

kentucky.com | Scott Sloan | Posted 06.18.2011 | Books

The future of Lexington's most prominent book retailer will be decided this week. On Wednesday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers' five remaining stores, includ...