| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
It's getting complicated in the world of publishing.
Unlike last year, the top-selling books in print and those in digital are rather different, according to a story in Publishers Weekly reporting on sales during the first six months of the year....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:13 AM
The 84-year-old Northbrook woman who crashed into Binny’s Beverage Depot in Highland Park on Thursday morning is home now and grateful no one was seriously hurt.
Marty Anderson crashed her white BMW through a glass wall at the Binny’s, at...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:28 AM
Score 2013 Entertainment book with great South Florida coupons for $5.99 each. The books regularly sell for $35 each. Coupons expire in November and sales are final.
The books, with editions for Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Beach and Miami, are packed with...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Diesel Books opened its fourth location on Friday in Larkspur, Calif. The bookstore now has four shops, all in California.
In Brentwood, Diesel is in the Brentwood Country Mart. The Mart's landlord has launched a similar group of shops in Larkspur,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to pull down some esoteric intellectual treasure. But as Travis McDade...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The bride looked radiant in her pink and white dress. The groom was dapper in his business suit. The ceremony backdrop consisted of books on shelves, books on tables and a backroom cafe with patrons who seemed oblivious to the whole thing.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Three independent bookstores have filed a class action suit against Amazon and the six major publishers, accusing them of creating a monopoly in e-book sales. The complaint, filed in New York on Feb. 15, focuses on digital rights management, known as DRM....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:34 PM
You can’t always judge a book by its author. But if that book is written by Alyson Richman, there’s a good chance the storyline will be woven around art.
She has told the tale of a young Japanese man who studied with the Impressionists in...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Probably not too many people notice the plaque just to the left, inside the door of the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan library.
It reads: "This Orange County Branch Library is dedicated to the memory of Judge Donald Dungan, an avid reader and a dedicated...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Publisher Macmillan announced Friday that it is settling its case with the Department of Justice in its lawsuit over e-books. The DOJ had accused five major publishers and Apple of conspiring to set e-book prices; Macmillan was the last publisher to agree...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:09 AM
My grandson is attending Imperial Valley College. Last semester he had to buy a computer book titled “Discovering Computers 2011.” He was informed this book cannot be sold back to the bookstore because last semester was the last year this book...