| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:53 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2011
Don't call the Ivy Bookshop's new owners New Yorkers.
Sure, Ed Berlin and his wife Ann have lived in the orbit of Manhattan for more than three decades, working in corporate careers. But they insist they love Baltimore — Ed was raised in Forest...
| 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.
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:10 PM
It's been long rumored that print is dead — the Internet its murderer.
But after a trip to the California International Antiquarian Book Fair at the Pasadena Convention Center last weekend, I'm happy to report the rumors aren't true. The future of...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:23 PM
It's become something of a euphemism in American English that the words "adult books" mean something other than what they mean. Even now, most public libraries have a children's book section and an adult book section, yet the notion that adult books refer...
| Jan 20, 2012
Editor's Notes: A typo in a quote was corrected on Feb. 3.
Strange as it sounds, Sarah Habedank was excited to see the price of her books on the cash register this semester.
Her joy didn't come from buying books, but from the money she saved by renting...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:35 AM
McLean & Eakin, Booksellers in downtown Petoskey will host two authors on Friday, July 13, signing copies of their latest books.
'Dead for the Money'
Local author Peg Herring will be signing her book "Dead for the Money; A Dead Detective Series Book"...