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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...

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,...

Why Barnes & Noble is Selling Rugs

Last week, Barnes & Noble started selling items like rugs and cooking utensils on its website. ”If shoppers are buying cookbooks from bn.com, it’s natural to...

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...

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...