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WATCH: Barnes & Noble CEO Doesn't Read The Paper Books He Sells Anymore

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

It's not everyday that the CEO of a major American company say he doesn't use his company's most important product, at least in terms of how much mone...

Want to Be an Author? 5 Insider Tips

Anna Leahy | Posted 01.18.2013 | Books
Anna Leahy

Here are five secrets from the insiders in publishing to writers everywhere who want to be authors.

Jason Gilbert

Two Tablets To Consider Instead Of The iPad Mini | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.14.2012 | Technology

Like Nate Silver, One Direction, and whatever Honey Boo Boo Child is, the 7-inch tablet is so hot right now. The one you've probably heard the most...

A New Way To Buy Comic Books

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 01.07.2013 | Books

PHILADELPHIA — DC Comics is expanding its digital storefront, putting all its monthly titles – from Batman to Superman – on sale at ...

SHOWDOWN: iPad Mini vs. Kindle Fire vs. Nexus 7 vs. NOOK HD

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert & Chris Spurlock | Posted 10.23.2012 | Technology

Seven-inch tablets* are so, so hot right now. Google's Nexus 7 was a surprise best-seller over the summer, and Amazon and Barnes & Noble both have 7-i...

Jason Gilbert

Amazon vs. iBooks vs. Google Play vs. Barnes & Noble | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.18.2012 | Technology

When shopping for eBooks for your reader, tablet, or laptop, you have what can seem like an intimidating number of options. Google Play, Amazon, Barne...

The Season in Picture Books

Jay Bushara | Posted 12.17.2012 | Books
Jay Bushara

Let's pack up our trail mix and slip on our waders for a long day's journey behind short-term bottom lines with the hope of discovering some wild thing on the loose, here in this season when almost nothing ever happens by accident.

Jason Gilbert

Tablet Showdown: Kindle vs. Nook Vs. Nexus | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.26.2012 | Technology

With the debut of Barnes & Noble's Nook HD, the competition to make the best 7-inch tablet appears to be a three-company race: Barnes & Noble with the...

Jason Gilbert

Barnes & Noble Unveils New Nooks, Aiming For Amazon, Apple | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

You didn't think Barnes & Noble was just going to let Amazon release a flashy set of breathlessly-hyped Kindle Fires without returning a punch, did yo...

How I Learned To Love Something I Never Thought I Would

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 10.15.2012 | Books
Joanne Tombrakos

It was against everything I believed in, but I had made a decision to self-publish and I was going to have to open my eyes and my heart to what they might be able to offer me.

Pay Skyrockets For Book Store Chain CEO

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The CEO of bookstore chain Barnes & Noble's compensation skyrocketed to $10 million from just $1.6 million last year, due to a hefty stock...

Barnes & Noble Says U.S. eBooks Lawsuit Hurts People

Reuters | Phil Wahba | Posted 08.07.2012 | Books

By Phil Wahba (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc <BKS.N> has objected to the U.S. government's proposed settlement of its price-f...

The Baffling Mystery That Is

PandoDaily | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology

A couple months ago, realizing it would be futile to hold out any longer against the tsunami of pop cultural peer pressure, I decided to go ahead and ...

E-books and the Privatization of the Village Square

Dan Kennedy | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
Dan Kennedy

The trouble is that in too many cities and towns, we no longer have a village square except in the form of enclosed spaces owned by profit-seeking corporations. What happened to that protester said a lot more about our privatized idea of community than it does about that one particular incident.

A Detour in the Publishing Journey

Boyd Morrison | Posted 06.16.2012 | Books
Boyd Morrison

I'm back to where I was in 2009, with a highly praised novel and no one willing to publish it. Before electronic self-publishing became a viable alternative, that would have been the book's death sentence.

LOOK: 'Hunger Games' Fans Set Up Camp Outside Barnes & Noble

Posted 03.21.2012 | New York

Legions of loyal teen fans lined up outside the Barnes & Noble in Union Square on Tuesday, eager for their golden chance to get a peak at the stars of...

Think Again: When Books Disappear

Eric Alterman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

Here is my attempt just to give a small flavor of what we're missing -- not by reading and reviewing all the books I discuss below, but rather by providing a few examples of new, important books that should inform our discourse.

Readers: Are You Buying Fewer Books Now That Borders Is Gone?

Karen Dionne | Posted 04.01.2012 | Books
Karen Dionne

I miss my Borders. The Borders bookstore on Hall Road in Utica, Mich. was my hangout. I'd drop in whenever I was in the mood to browse for books, and inevitably, I'd leave with great armfuls.

Christian Cartoonist's 'Homophobic' 2012 Calendar Sparks Online Feud

Posted 12.30.2011 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates have slammed the release of a new 2012 calendar created by a Christian cartoonist. ...

Millions of New e-Reader Owners "Fill 'Em Up!"

Karen Dionne | Posted 02.27.2012 | Books
Karen Dionne

If the Internet seemed slow last Sunday, it might have been because around the world, literally millions of new e-reader owners spent a fair part of the day downloading e-books.

Cyber Monday's Big E-Books Deal

Posted 11.28.2011 | Books

Black Friday saw a record number of shoppers flock to stores. While the in-person purchase still has plenty of followers, Cyber Monday serves as a gro...

How Will We Read: A Book by You?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.16.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Write, edit, design, publish, market, sell your own book and book rights with highly experienced publishing staff assisting you? The self-publishing opportunity has changed significantly.

How Will We Read: In Book Chains?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

If you've ever been to one of the 6 extraordinarily beautiful Daunt bookshops in London (a tourist attraction in travel guides) you will understand why people call James Daunt one of the all-time great booksellers.

SPECS APPEAL: Nook Tablet vs. Kindle Fire

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology

Barnes & Noble has officially announced its Nook Tablet, and it is clear that B&N means for its new slate to compete against Amazon's Kindle Fire. ...

Amazon Sets 'Fire' to Print: will the New Kindle Convince the Few Doubters Left?

Jason Pinter | Posted 11.28.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

In the end, whether the Kindle Fire will compete with the Apple iPad remains to be seen. But Amazon lowering and improving its line of e-readers mean that late, cost-conscious adapters of the e-book revolution will now join the party, more readers either cutting back on or eschewing print altogether.