Not all "Books for Charity" go to charity

Dec 13, 2011
For-profit book recycler behind popular donation program sells many of the books received.
Posted In: Charity, Books

2011 in review: Top author interviews on Marketplace

Dec 12, 2011
From Paul Allen to Henry Kissinger, here's a list of some of my favorite author interviews this year
Posted In: favorite interviews, Best Books, Books

The best business books of 2011

Dec 12, 2011
At the end of the year, Marketplace takes a look at the best business books of 2011. We asked some of our regular contributors and voices we respect to share their picks for favorite business books of the year. Plus, Kai offers his own recommendations.
Posted In: Books, Best Books

E-book sales lure once-skeptical authors

Nov 29, 2011
Ray Bradbury's classic "Fahrenheit 451" available as e-book for first time.
Posted In: ebooks, e-books, Books, iPad, Kindle

'On the Road' to a food truck

Nov 22, 2011
The Kogi Barbecue truck is often credited with kicking off the gourmet food truck craze in Los Angeles. Chef Roy Choi shares how Jack Kerouac's seminal work pushed him to start the truck.
Posted In: Food trucks, Books, Jack Kerouac, Roy Choi

A bricks-and-mortar bookstore in an online world

Nov 20, 2011
These days getting a book to read just takes a few clicks on your e-reader or computer. But author Ann Patchett argues that real, physical bookstores are still necessary today.
Posted In: Books

The future in digital warfare

Nov 4, 2011
Author Mark Bowden discusses the botnets that are controlling millions of computers around the world, and how cyber warfare is now a part of the modern world.
Posted In: Books

Getting caught up in the passion of Steve Jobs

Oct 25, 2011
Walter Isaacson talks about his new biography on Steve Jobs, and his experiences with the Apple founder.
Posted In: Books

Fighting malaria through business ideals

Oct 12, 2011
Armed with business savvy and some insecticide-treated bed nets, philanthropist Ray Chambers is helping bring the death rate from malaria down to zero. Time Magazine's Africa correspondent Alex Perry wrote about his mission in a new book.
Posted In: Books, Charity

The decisions made when hitting the bottom

Oct 3, 2011
Author Tony D'Souza discusses his new novel, "Mule," which follows a couple as they struggle with finances and morals under the weight of the recession.
Posted In: Books