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  • Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks

    Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks
    Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
  • Skylight Books joins Occupy actions for May Day

     
    Skylight Books sides with Occupy and strikes this afternoon -- then reopens for a sing-a-long of labor songs....
  • Watch worldwide book sales, live

     
    A fascinating interactive map shows one bookseller's global book sales in real time....
  • Authors in L.A. this week: Gustavo Arellano, Ken Caillat and more

     
    This week in L.A.: Gustavo Arellano on tacos, Ken Caillat on Fleetwood Mac, and more...
  • The best cookbooks for holiday gifts

    The best cookbooks for holiday gifts
    If you are reading this story, there is a very good chance that someone you know is going to buy you a cookbook this holiday season. There's a good reason for that: You can have too many socks, sweaters, belts and slippers, but no one who has ever set...
  • EU antitrust regulators investigate Apple, e-book publishers

     
    European Union antitrust regulators are investigating Apple Inc. and the e-book business model it uses to sell digital titles from five of the largest international book publishers. Officials from the European Commission said Tuesday they were looking...
  • The year in review and Mt. Everest too

     
    David L. Ulin picks his favorite books of the year and we have a new review of a new work on Mt. Everest, too....
  • Online shopping: Better for the environment?

     
    Online shopping versus brick and mortar: Studies show that despite the packaging and delivery trucks associated with shopping online, it's usually still a greener way to shop than driving to a local brick and mortar store....
  • Michael Chabon, royalty rates and an e-book backlist

     
    Michael Chabon's choice of the independent Open Road Media for e-book editions of Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys includes a frank -- if not comprehensive -- discussion of royalty rates for authors....
  • 25 literary resolutions for 2012. What's yours?

     
    25 authors and editors share their literary resolutions for 2012. What's yours?...
  • A bookstore says: Don't be an iPhone-y [video]

     
    Would you browse through a bookstore, then leave to buy online? Of course you wouldn't. That would be iPhone-y....