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A Look at the Nook.

There's been a lot of fuss about Amazon's Kindle e-reader. But it's not high-class, top-shelf fuss — the fuss has a slightly tinny, synthetic quality to it. For...

E-Reader Wars: Nook Color Takes on the Kindle

In December 2009, brick-and-mortar book-selling powerhouse Barnes & Noble got into the e-reader game, two years after Amazon.com's Kindle jump-started the...

Can the Kindle Save Anna Karenina?

Last week, prize-winning novelist and occasional bomb-thrower Jonathan Franzen dismissed e-books as lacking a “sense of permanence.” Aside from the fact that...

Relax. Read. Repeat.

More Than Words BRIGHTEN YOUR BEACH READS WITH E-BOOK EXTRAS Don't look now, but there's a second e-book revolution going on. The first one, which arrived back...

Free eBooks For Banned Book Week

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week, a censorship-awareness campaign backed by “the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers,...

Stocks Edge Higher, But S&P 500 Ends Shy of Record

(NEW YORK) — The stock market is struggling to take it to the next level. For a third straight day the Standard & Poor's 500 index traded above its record close...

Digital Reads

It's a parlor game in publishing circles to guess how long it will take for e-books to constitute a majority of books sold in the U.S. New figures show the...

Giving E-books a Spot on the Charts

Will 2010 be the year of the e-book? With Apple's iPad, Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook and a host of other e-devices now on the market, readers have...

The Best Tech Of 2010

1 | iPad It's not the first touchscreen tablet, but it's easily the most successful so far. With 1 million iPads sold in the first month alone, creating an...

The E-Book Era Is Here: Best Sellers Go Digital

Two years? Three years? Five years? It's a parlor game in publishing circles to speculate how long it will take before e-books constitute a majority of the...