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The Bookstore Is Dead, Long Live the Bookstore

Alice Carey | Posted 05.26.2014 | Books
Alice Carey

What can be more pleasant than walking down a street with magic in your hand and excitement in your heart at the thought of settling down with a cup of tea, and opening a new book?

Secrets Of The Kindle: Part 5

Posted 04.13.2013 | Books

The following is the final part of a five-part excerpt from Jason Merkoski's Burning the Page: The eBook revolution and the future of reading (click h...

Secrets Of The Kindle: Part 4

Posted 04.12.2013 | Books

The following is part four of a five part excerpt from Jason Merkoski's Burning the Page: The eBook revolution and the future of reading (click here t...

Print vs. eBooks

Bethany Sales | Posted 12.25.2012 | Books
Bethany Sales

I thought long and hard after my first semester in Emerson's graduate Publishing program. My classes were interesting and my professors were incredibly experienced, but there was a hint of negativity in each article and newsletter that could not be denied.

Walmart Stops Selling Kindles

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | Books

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will no longer sell Amazon.com Inc's Kindle products, making the world's largest retailer the second major chain to st...

Penelope Lively: 'eBooks For Bloodless Nerds'

Telegraph | Anita Singh | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books

According to Penelope Lively, 78, the Booker Prize-winning author, e-books are for "bloodless nerds". She said that Kindles and other devices to which...

eReaders Do Not Support College Student Needs, Study Suggests

washington.edu | Posted 07.03.2011 | Books

A study of how University of Washington graduate students integrated an Amazon Kindle DX into their course reading provides the first long-term invest...

A World Without Borders

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ilana Ross

I won't buy an e-reader because I refuse to be complicit in a phenomenon which threatens to destroy what I love most about America and consumerism: bookstores.

Warning: You Are Forbidden to Buy E-Books!

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Eric Lurio

That's right, you are forbidden to buy e-books. You also cannot buy songs off the radio or apps for your mobile phone. You can go to Amazon or the App...