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For the first time in a decade the industry is seeing more demand than it can supply.
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Has the rise of the e-reader changed how we read?

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How e-readers are both helping and hurting our ability to read and comprehend.

Barnes and Noble hopes to turn the page on falling sales

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Between competition from Amazon, and the less-than-tremendous success of its Nook, Barnes and Noble is in a tough spot.

New Kobo!

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BP says static kill is working...

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Amazon sells more invisible electric books than actual books

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