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Barnes And Noble Closes Lincoln Center Store

San Francisco Examiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SAN FRANCISCO -- A chain bookstore anchoring a condominium complex in the center of a revived South Beach is going out of business in October amid nei...

Barnes And Noble Failure

Wall Street Journal | JAMES B. STEWART | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

My hunch is that B&N never really embraced the Internet or e-books, tied as it was to the old-fashioned world of physical books and stores. As B&N foc...

The Little Shop's Revenge

Richard Geldard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard Geldard

I am not anxious to see printed books disappear anytime soon, but the digital print is on the screen (as opposed to the handwriting on the wall) and we who are in the of business publishing books have to worry.

Will Barnes And Noble Closings Leave Landlords In The Cold?

startribune.com | DON JACOBSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As a "bricks-and-mortar" business in a bookselling world that's rapidly adopting digital downloads, fears are creeping in that a new Barnes & Noble ow...

Goodreads.com Founder And Print Heir Says Reviews And Bookstores Dying

latimes.com | ByJames Rainey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Book reviews in newspapers, well, those are gone," the young Web entrepreneur told me in the most matter-of-fact way. "Independent bookstores are alm...

Reading Rules In Argentina: Budget Cuts To Arts Are Refused

Edmonton Journal | Andrew Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Forget the Internet and online book sales. Forget Amazon and Indigo. Forget e-books. They are here, but they have not yet breached the citadel of Buen...

Barnes and Noble Approaching Deal On Board Of Directors

New York Times | Michael J. De La Merced | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble is close to a deal with the investment vehicle of the billionaire Ronald W. Burkle over a potential settlement that would avoid a protr...

Indigo Books Loses Big On Kobo Investment

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2011 | Books

TORONTO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Indigo Books & Music Inc (IDG.TO), Canada's largest bookstore chain, posted a greater-than-expected quarterly loss on Monda...

Your Map For Bookstores Around The World

Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Millions has expanded its Walking Tour of New York's Independent Bookstores to create a Google Map of the best bookstores around the world. Origin...

Johannes Cabal: The Detective

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

I sped through 'Johannes Cabal' laughing all the way. I recommend the book highly. It is silly, erudite, and part a playful modern variant of the locked door murder mystery.

Print To Digital: What Can You Do With All Those Books?

New York Times | Rob Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In July, Amazon.com announced that, during the previous three months, it sold more e-books than hardback books. This may or may not portend something ...

Will Independent Bookstores Be The Last Bookstores Standing?

Portfolio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is the time of the independent bookstore--that almost mythical place that caters to a niche not easily found elsewhere, or deals in used books, and is...

Independent Bookstore Spotlight: Interview with Claudia Maceo Sharp of The Twig Book Shop, San Antonio

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

In focusing on independent bookstores, I introduce you to The Twig Book Shop, long a fixture in San Antonio's literary community.

Barnes & Noble May Put Itself Up For Sale

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Book retailer Barnes & Noble Inc., facing a potential proxy fight with shareholder activists unhappy about the company's stock price ...

Indie Bookstores Rising: New York Mag Gets Up Close And Personal With New York City's Independents

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

New York Magazine has a great feature in its Books section today celebrating the independent bookstores of New York City. It consists of six different...

High-End Art Book Publisher Taschen Opens Its Own Dedicated Bookstores All Over The World

The Los Angeles Times | Liesl Bradner, Special to the Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When you walk into the Taschen bookstore in Beverly Hills, it feels as if you are entering the lavish private library of an art scholar. Illuminated s...

New York City's 'Small Army Of Neighborhood Bookshops'

New York Magazine | Joe Keohane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

New York's independent bookshops were supposed to be long gone by now. After a decade of slow financial strangulation at the hands of the big-box stor...

Barnes & Noble To Put 1,000-Square-Foot Nook Boutiques In All Stores

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In September, the chain will begin an aggressive promotion of its Nook e-readers by building 1,000-square-foot boutiques in all of its stores, with sa...

'Independent Bookstore On Wheels': Bay Area Bookstore Takes To The Streets

Booktryst | Stephen J. Gertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Bay Area Bookmobile, as Simpson's enterprise is called, proudly bills itself as an "Independent Bookstore on Wheels." Bookstores don't get more in...

Most Amazing Bookstores In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's a difficult time for bookstores. Online booksellers offer seductively low prices and the convenience of ordering from home. eBooks are poised to ...

8 Tips for Getting into Bookstores

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

Let's face it: regardless of the odds, we authors still want to get into bookstores. But if you've been having a hard time, take heart.

'Pop-Up Bookstore' Comes To Hawaii For Two Weeks Only

Honolulu Weekly | Ryan Senaga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Interisland Terminal╩╗s "small step" is being engineered by famed New York artist jeffstaple of Staple Design. The establishment is being called a "po...

Bookstore Bingo: 13 Of The Most Ridiculous Things Overheard In Bookstores (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As in any retail job, people who work in bookstores have to deal with their fair share of strange comments from customers on a daily basis. But the as...

Can Electronic Reading Devices Bring The Book To Life?

Los Angeles Times | Alex Pham and David Sarno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

More than 550 years after Johannes Gutenberg printed 180 copies of the Bible on paper and vellum, new technologies as revolutionary as the printing pr...

Saturday Night at the Bookstore

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

My friend, "Cathy" is very aware of my love of books and my passion for helping people make connections. She knew I would enjoy her tale about a recent trip to her local Borders on a Saturday night and I am sure you will also.