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  • Small Business Saturday Promotes Buy Local

    Small Business Saturday Promotes Buy Local
    From Black Friday to Small Business Saturday, local stores are rolling out the red carpet urging neighbors to shop small. Small Business Saturday is designed to recirculate dollars back into the local economy. Tom Lowenburg at Octavia Books says the...
  • Small Business Saturday Helps Kick Off Holiday Shopping Season

    Small Business Saturday Helps Kick Off Holiday Shopping Season
    Many locally owned businesses hope Black Friday shoppers will get their second wind for Small Business Saturday. It is right between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and a chance for shoppers to support local business.  "Small Business Saturday is a...
  • Tigerman builds a new home for Seminary Co-op

    Tigerman builds a new home for Seminary Co-op
    Though the Seminary Co-op's new digs will be almost three times the size of its former basement lair, the architects have worked closely with the bookstore's management to recreate the labyrinthine, wandering sense of discovery. For Stanley Tigerman,...
  • The Book Stall is ready to turn the page

    The Book Stall is ready to turn the page
    As the nation's independent bookstores fight for their lives in the bare-knuckle scrum that is modern publishing commerce, all eyes are on Winnetka. "Oh yes," said Oren Teicher, CEO of the American Bookseller's Association. "I am very, very aware of the...
  • Amazon and Apple customers to get credits for price-fixed e-books

    Amazon and Apple customers to get credits for price-fixed e-books
    Amazon and Apple have informed some e-book buyers that they'll receive credits for future book purchases, as part of a recent settlement three major publishers signed to settle a price-fixing lawsuit. Eligible Kindle e-book customers will receive credits...
  • Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety

    Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety
    At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won." That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
  • E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil

    E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil
    Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to e-books. A federal court Thursday approved a settlement between the Justice Department and...
  • Fall preview: Publishing

    Fall preview: Publishing
    Not that long ago, e-books were an oddity: Devices were expensive, and those who invested in them struggled to find something good to read. But the age of preferring paperbacks is starting to look like the late era of CDs — e-books are ascendant....
  • For many parents, books that can be held are still the first choice

    For many parents, books that can be held are still the first choice
    Jo Keller relies on her Kindle when she travels so she can forgo lugging hardback books, but when it comes to her children's reading habits, she feels differently. She has squirreled away many of the books she read as a child growing up in England and is...
  • Taschen makes its mark with high-end bookstores

    Taschen makes its mark with high-end bookstores
    When you walk into the Taschen bookstore in Beverly Hills, it feels as if you are entering the lavish private library of an art scholar. Illuminated shelves are lined with stunning and elaborate volumes on artists, architects, photographers and designers....
  • Illinois textbook costs going up

    Illinois textbook costs going up
    Illinois families already shell out more money for K-12 textbooks than parents anywhere else in the country, but now they face even steeper bills after the state wiped out funding for schoolbooks. With the state in fiscal crisis, the Illinois State Board...