Aug 31, 2010
The days of the150-lb, 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary are numbered. This week, Oxford University Press announced it's just too expensive to...
Aug 17, 2010
Author Edward P. Kohn talks with Bill Radke about his new book "Hot Time in the Old Town," how a heat wave helped Teddy Roosevelt become president, and whether we've gotten any better at protecting the poor from the heat.
Aug 13, 2010
it claims to carry 90% of "core textbooks". So instead of sinking hundreds of dollars on textbooks that you have to lug around, you just zap them...
Aug 12, 2010
When Dr. Seuss took on a bet from his editor to conjure up a book using only 50 words, he probably couldn't have imagined he'd match the success of...
Aug 3, 2010
Connecticut's Attorney General announced an investigation into Amazon and Apple's potential anti-competitive pricing of e-books.
Jun 15, 2010
Journalist Gary Rivlin talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book "Broke USA," and the business of making money off the poor.
Jun 8, 2010
Before they get to Wall Street, some new business school graduates are signing onto a new professional code of conduct. Peter Escher, author of "The MBA Oath," talks with Kai Ryssdal about his push for more accountability among MBAs.
Jun 7, 2010
David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief of Men's Health, talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book, "Drink This, Not That!," and why beverages were made so fatty in the first place.
May 26, 2010
Boston College Professor Ray Madoff talks with Kai Ryssdal about her new book "Immortality and Law," and why dead doesn't really mean dead anymore -- financially speaking -- because states have started extending to some of the dead permanent control over their trusts and estates.