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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

'Fifty Shades' of… wine?

Sep 25, 2013
Wine -- brought to you by the makers of erotic literary sensation 'Fifty Shades of Grey.'
Posted In: fifty shades of grey, wine, Books, literature, erotica

Book publishing business tries a rewrite

Aug 19, 2013
Once upon a time, running a publishing house was a prestige thing -- even if it was one with a challenging business model.
Posted In: Books, publishing
An avid attendee at the July 2013  Hong Kong Book Fair.

New law in China gives new meaning to 'required reading'

Aug 12, 2013
New research shows Chinese people are reading books at a low rate -- less than half as many as Americans. Policy makers there are reportedly considering new legislation to change that.
Posted In: China, Books, reading

Books for your summer reading list

Aug 9, 2013
Our friends in finance share some of their favorite books for your summer reading list.
Posted In: Books, reading

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