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A Pandora For Books?

Zoe Triska | Posted 10.17.2011 | Books

Pandora revolutionized music listeners' experiences by recommending songs you might like based on your music preferences. Could there at last be a Pan...

Best Social Reading SItes: What Have You Been Spotted Reading In Private? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 06.10.2011 | Books

Are social reading sites changing the way we think about reading? Is it the new equivalent to reading in public? People can now start book groups with...

Seven Ways Electronic Books Will Make Us Better Readers

Steve Leveen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Leveen

Let's quit worrying about the demise of printed books. Readers of Lincoln's era would likely be surprised at our well-lit homes, and it's likely that we will be surprised at how well-read future book readers will be.

The 5 Best Book Recommendation Websites

lifehacker.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's disappointing to haul a book home from the library or shell out hard-earned cash at the bookstore only to settle in at home and find you don't en...

Don't Believe the E-book Skeptics

Nathan Bransford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Bransford

The e-book era is going to be one of incredible innovation and unlimited opportunity. I refuse to believe the skeptics and pessimists. Books are about to get better.

Reading In Private, Or A Social Pursuit?

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 12.08.2011 | Books

Reading might well have been among the last remaining private activities, but it is now a relentlessly social pursuit. Gaggles of readers get together...

Goodreads Gets $2 Million Grant, Plans Major Improvements

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week the books-and-social-networking site Goodreads announced it had received $2 million in venture capital, led by start-up-friendly True Ventur...