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Quercus joins iBookstore

The Bookseller – 2011-07-12

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 09:24 Quercus has become the latest publisher to join the iBookstore, making the likes of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy available for iPad and iPhone. The publisher does not yet...
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Bookstores as Classrooms

Publishers Weekly – 2011-07-08

As booksellers look for new services to attract customers, many are increasingly turning to language and writing classes, and are even teaching mah-jongg and tarot. "You name it, we'll do it if it has any relationship to being able to read," says...
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Lock, Stock, and Publisher

Publishers Weekly – 2011-07-08

Booksellers have the industry connections to publish their books just about anywhere, but for some bookstore owners, self-publishing is preferable to going the traditional route.
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Fourth Living Oasis to close

The Bookseller – 2011-07-07

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 08:50 A fourth Living Oasis bookstore in two weeks has announced its closure, with the once 19-strong Christian bookselling chain now in rapid decline. Living Oasis in Chester will shut...
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French publisher La Martinière joins the iBookstore.

The Bookseller – 2011-07-06

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 07:32 La Martinière is the latest French publisher to sign up to sell e-books through Apple’s iBookstore. About 150 La Martinière and Seuil titles are available so far, with...
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ABA to ask for investigation into Pearson REDgroup acquisition

The Bookseller – 2011-07-05

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 05/07/2011 - 09:35 The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) is to ask the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to investigate after Pearson reached a deal to acquire the...
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Barnes & Noble results hurt by Borders bankruptcy

Reuters – 2011-06-21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc reported a deeper-than-expected quarterly loss on Tuesday as the largest U.S. bookstore chain came under pressure from the going-out-of-business sales of bankrupt rival Borders Group Inc.
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Borders to name bidder by July 1

Reuters – 2011-06-20

BANGALORE (Reuters) - Bankrupt bookstore chain Borders Group Inc said it will name a "stalking horse" bidder by July 1 and is looking to complete the sale of all its assets by the end of July.
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Spam clogging Amazon's Kindle self-publishing

Reuters – 2011-06-17

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Spam has hit the Kindle, clogging the online bookstore of the top-selling eReader with material that is far from being book worthy and threatening to undermine Amazon.com Inc's publishing foray.
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Angus & Robertson close 42 stores

The Bookseller – 2011-06-16

Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:20 Angus & Robertson has announced 42 store closures across Australia and has sacked more than 500 staff. The announcement was made on administrator Ferrier Hodgson’s website as the company continues to...
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Borders May Avoid Some Store Closings With Lender, Creditor Deal

BusinessWeek – 2011-06-16

Borders Group Inc., the bankrupt bookstore chain, said it may have a deal with lenders and creditors to avoid closing as many as 51 stores, and it canceled an auction scheduled for today, according to a bankruptcy court filing.
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Borders to Avoid Some Closings

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-06-16

Beleaguered bookstore chain Borders Group reached a tentative deal with bankruptcy lenders to avoid closing more than three dozen stores.
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs gets comic book bio treatment

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-06-14

Publisher Bluewater Productions said Monday it will bring a 32-page biography of iconic Apple CEO Steve Jobs to comic book shops, bookstores and online retailers Aug. 24.
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Book Machines Near the Tipping Point?

Publishers Weekly – 2011-06-13

Retailing for $185,000, the Espresso Book Machine, developed by On Demand Books, costs more than the annual revenue of some independent bookstores. But with a new partnership with the American Booksellers Association to help get frontlist and...
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Borders staves off closing of six bookstores

Reuters – 2011-06-11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bankrupt Borders Group Inc reached agreements to avoid shuttering six of its stores that the bookseller planned to close under the terms of its bankruptcy loan.
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Downtown Crossing Borders to close

Boston.com – 2011-06-11

The troubled Borders Group bookstore chain is closing its Downtown Crossing location as early as August, leaving a big, empty storefront in the heart of the city.
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Borders may have to close some of its best stores

Reuters – 2011-06-09

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bankrupt Borders Group Inc said it may have to close up to 51 more stores -- including some of its most successful -- as the shrinking bookstore chain struggles to avoid defaulting on a bankruptcy loan.
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Faber joins iBookstore

The Bookseller – 2011-06-09

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 09:55 Faber is the latest publisher to announce it has joined Apple's iBookstore in the UK, France and Germany. Both Faber and Faber Factory titles are included. C.e.o. and publisher...
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Second private equity firm interested in Borders US

The Bookseller – 2011-06-09

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 09:19 Private equity firm Najafi Companies is reportedly in discussions to buy Borders in America. The Wall Street Journal said "people familiar with the matter" said the firm, which...
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A love of art powers his passion for books

SacBee – 2011-06-06

Six mornings a week, 78-year-old Richard Press turns a key at a humble doorway facing the sleepy, elm-shaded corner of 19th and F streets. LEDE - Richard Press turns the pages of a 1972 book of "William Blake's Water-Colour Designs For the Poems of...
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