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Authors sue U.S. universities

Sep 13, 2011
Authors from the UK, Australia, and Canada have filed a suit against the University of Michigan, California, and Wisconsin, as well as Cornell and...
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Netflix for boox?

Sep 12, 2011
That's what the buzz is this morning, thanks to the Wall Street Journal's story that Amazon is thinking about starting an e-book rental service....
Posted In: Amazon, Books, e-books, Kindle

The history behind the language of work

Sep 12, 2011
A new glossary takes a look at the words we use to talk about jobs and work, and how those words and their meanings have changed over time.
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The major role of politics in causing famine

Sep 1, 2011
East African countries continue to suffer from serious famine, and the problems are more complex than just a lack of food. Thomas Keneally explains more in his new book.
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E-books save the publishing industry

Aug 10, 2011
Wait - wasn't it e-books that killed books? Not according to a new study released Tuesday by BookStats. The study shows publishers made $27.9...
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Summer Reading: Mia Bauer

Aug 5, 2011
A turn-of the-century novel about New York turns into a feast of detail and inspiration for a modern day baker.
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Summer Reading: Jennifer Shanley

Aug 4, 2011
Why do you do what you do in terms of your job? Sometimes, a book about succeeding without selling out can help you answer that.
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The facets and forces changing New York's Diamond District

Aug 4, 2011
Author Alicia Oltuski discusses the inner workings of New York's diamond industry and some of its most fascinating characters.
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'Brand resilience' in the social media age

Aug 4, 2011
Author Jonathan Copulsky explains how companies can manage their image in the era of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube
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Summer Reading: Roy Choi

Aug 3, 2011
Coloring outside the lines and rediscovering L.A. with <em>On the Road</em>
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