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Barnes and Noble hopes to turn the page on falling sales

Jan 8, 2014
Between competition from Amazon, and the less-than-tremendous success of its Nook, Barnes and Noble is in a tough spot.
Posted In: Books, e-readers, Nook, Kindle

Man, this book is depressing

Jan 8, 2014
Researchers in the UK come up with a literary misery index that corresponds with economic downturns.
Posted In: Books, misery index

'Cool Tools,' a 'Whole Earth Catalog' for today

Dec 25, 2013
Author Kevin Kelly on his book, "Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities."
Posted In: Books

Debut novelist nets $2 million advance in publishers bidding war

Nov 11, 2013
One publishing analyst isn't surprised at the $2 million dollar advance paid to a debut novelist for his 900-page work.
Posted In: Books, publishing

How Amazon went from book seller to retail giant

Oct 16, 2013
A new book chronicles the growth of Amazon and the personality behind its founder Jeff Bezos.
Posted In: Amazon, Books, Retail

The drama behind mergers and acquisitions

Oct 14, 2013
You may think mergers and acquisitions are dry, but a new book spells out the gritty drama behind the scenes.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Books, finance

A tactical approach to personal finance

Oct 9, 2013
When it comes to personal finance, a military-esque dedication to discipline can work well.
Posted In: Saving, Personal Finance, Books

Tom Clancy dies, but his blockbuster empire lives on

Oct 2, 2013
Tom Clancy, author of "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games," dies at age 66. Clancy was also a video game magnate and Hollywood hit machine.
Posted In: Tom Clancy, Jack Ryan, Ghost Recon, video games, Books

A how-to for dot-coms: Reddit's Alexis Ohanian explains

Sep 30, 2013
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian makes companies on the Internet, and wants you to do it, too. His new book "Without Their Permission" explains why.
Posted In: reddit, Books, Entrepreneurship

Banned books week: How the blacklist can goose a book's sales

Sep 26, 2013
With Banned Book Week upon us, we investigate whether the attention created by a ban on a book results in increased sales for the author.
Posted In: Books, banned book list

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