41 min ago
Ten Brands You Won't Find Next Year
Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 important brands sold in America that we predict will disappear before 2014.
4 hrs ago
New Novel Noble V: Greylancer Reveals Another Chapter in the Vampire Hunter D Saga
Good news has arrived for fans of the Vampire Hunter D series: A new novel by famed horror/sci-fi author Hideyuki Kikuchi entitled Noble V: Greylancer is now available, which details the beginning of the 3,000-year war of Vampire Hunter D . : VIZ Media's Haikasoru literary imprint delivers a bloodthirsty new chapter of the legendary Vampire Hunter ... (more)
Fri May 24, 2013
Poor Mojo Newswire
It looks like Barnes & Noble manipulates its rankings
It looks like that no matter how much a book sells, if it is erotica or self-published romance then B&N does not let it become a listed bestseller.
The Huffington Post
Glenn Paul Manion: 5,178 Gigs: Living With Fame and Living Without It
With all the changes in popular music over the decades, the stereotypes about being a rock star have changed very little.
The Author as Entrepreneur
Samuel Johnson famously said "no man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Some may disagree about why we choose to write, but for most authors it is true that every book is, on some level, a business venture.
Book review: Want some philosophy with that cupcake?
Side by side on the display table at Barnes and Noble, two books share more than shelf space.
Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ review
Stylish, well priced, fantastic screen, access to Google Play, good store and app/book/video selection, well designed UI, good battery life Barnes & Noble has been enjoying some time in the spotlight recently.
Thu May 23, 2013
Amazon Appstore Goes Global
Amazon may have been late to the app store game, but that hasn't stopped it from going global.
Christian Science Monitor
Life without Amazon? Barefoot Books is the David that cut ties to Goliath
The lion and the mouse, the underdog and the bully, David and Goliath. However you frame it, it's big news when a publisher decides to cut ties with Amazon.
Digital Game Developer
Cupcake Digital Releases Wubbzys ABC Learn & Play, A Fun-Filled App...
Cupcake Digital, Inc. announced the release of Wubbzys ABC Learn & Play, an engaging alphabet learning app featuring the beloved character Wubbzy from the Emmy award-winning Nick Jr.
Borders Card Holders Left With Squat
A judge ruled on Wednesday that customers who hold $210.5 million in gift cards from the defunct Borders chain aren't eligible for refunds.
DOGFIGHT Cast Album Signing Set for Barnes & Noble Today
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul celebrated the new Ghostlight Records cast recording of Dogfight with a special concert at Joe's Pub at The Public on Wednesday, May 15 at 9:30 PM, which featuresd performances by the original cast of the Second Stage Theatre production and other special guests.
Wed May 22, 2013
The End of the Mall Rat: A Video Tribute
With the decline of brick-and-mortal retail, it's time to remember the pop culture heyday of the shopping mall.
Remembering Peter Workman
The New York publishing world-and beyond-turned out in force on May 14 to pay tribute to Peter Workman, whom Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio termed "one of the brightest stars, and greatest minds, in the history of publishing." Few of the nearly 1,000 attendees at the memorial service held at Columbia University would disagree.
Look of the Week: Marion Cotillard in Christian Dior
Marion Cotillard attended the premiere of 'Blood Ties' at the Cannes Film Festival, wearing a silk strapless Christian Dior gown.
Khaled Hosseini discusses novel, "And the Mountains Echoed," at NY reading; book spans decades
"What separates me from someone in the streets of Kabul is such a thin line," says the Afghan-American author of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns." ''What I have is, in many ways, an undeserved gift." His amazing run continued Tuesday night as he appeared before an overflow crowd at the Barnes & Noble on Manhattan's Union Square.
Book trade news from Book2book
Barefoot Books Stops Selling To Amazon
Seven years after Barefoot Books in Cambridge, Mass., cut off Barnes & Noble and Borders, it announced that it has terminated its relationship with Amazon in North America and in the U.K. Instead, the children's book publisher will focus on selling direct through its bookstore/studios in Concord, Mass., and Oxford, England, and its boutique in FAO ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Rolando Gomez Publishes "Socially Smart: Twitter Plus Facebook,...
Rolando Gomez, world famous photographer, author and lecturer, has released "Socially Smart: Twitter Plus Facebook, Marketing Multipliers and Brand Boosters." This book builds on his popular university and trade show lectures on "Internet Strategies and Guerilla Marketing." In it, Rolando shares everything he has learned from successfully using ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Microsoft's $300M Nook investment hasn't paid off -- yet
Microsoft has gotten next to nothing from its $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble, analysts said, but it may reap some rewards as it prepares to ship smaller tablets.
Tech stocks: Yahoo, Microsoft on front burner
Technology companies, many of which are in the Nasdaq 100, will be the focus of a lot of investor attention today and throughout the week.