| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Our "Biblioracle" John Warner writes: I own 78 books that I have yet to read. In a typical year, I read between 60 and 70 books, so we're looking at a good 13-month backlog if I were to not buy......
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
This week in L.A.: Gustavo Arellano on tacos, Ken Caillat on Fleetwood Mac, and more...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:44 PM
Come this fall, the bookstore at Northern State University will look more trim — 30 percent more trim.
In the southwest part of the student center, the 4,501-square-foot bookstore will be reduced by 30 percent as a part of the $6 million...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
It's worth remarking on the closing of Chapter 1 Book Center at Lakewood Mall.
Bookstores have long been a staple at local malls. They certainly have been woven into the fabric of many communities.
To see Aberdeen's only full-line book seller - with...
| Apr 6, 2012
ATHENS, Greece — It is easy to throw a rock, and there have been plenty thrown here lately, a common ritual, almost not newsworthy, with the anarchists and hooligans smashing big pieces of marble and throwing the chunks at police, at the government,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:56 AM
NEW YORK -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday brought a lawsuit against Apple and several publishing companies over a scheme to fix e-book prices.
The suit stems from the 2010 release of the iPad, when Apple (AAPL, Fortune 500) reached an...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Former Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs was a key player in a conspiracy with five major book publishers to drive up the price of digital books, federal and state officials said in antitrust lawsuits filed against the companies.
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A U.S. Supreme Court non-decision this week will mean more than $10 million for Connecticut's coffers right away, and beyond that could embolden the state to go after a class of taxes that has been fuzzy but is growing clearer.
The issue is how and...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:33 AM
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...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:52 AM
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — If you believe the glossy travel magazines, Santa Barbara drips money, and any visitor had better be ready to have their wallet leak all over the place, too. Touted as "the American Riviera," it's up there with Palm Beach,...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:21 PM
For those who dislike being stuck without a good book to read, remember that our Costa Mesa libraries will be closed on May 28 for Memorial Day.
The Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries Bookstore behind the Mesa Verde Library will be closed May 26 and...