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News: Libraries gaining popularity, but straining staff

(An article similar to this one ran in a local newspaper a few weeks ago.) From the Wall Street Journal : Folks Are Flocking to the Library, a Cozy Place to Look for a Job Books, Computers and Wi-Fi Are Free, But Staffs Are Stressed by Crowds, Cutbacks By JIM CARLTON TRACY, Calif. -- The financial crisis has caused a lot of withdrawals at the public library. A few years ago, public libraries...

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Published: 5 years, 9 months ago (Fri, 23 Jan 2009 00:44:41 PST); 6853 bytes
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News: Bay Area Indie Bookstores Beat the Odds

original article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/01/14/BALP15AD5O.DTL&type=business Bay Area indie bookstores beat the odds C.W. Nevius, Chronicle Columnist (01-14) 19:28 PST -- As everyone knows, independent bookstores are dead. Or at least dying. Next to opening an indie video rental store, it is hard to imagine a less promising investment opportunity. ...

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Published: 5 years, 9 months ago (Thu, 15 Jan 2009 17:20:24 PST); 7312 bytes
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News: Bargain Books Destroying Booksellers?

From the International Herald Tribune: Bargain books have an unexpected cost by David Streitfeld U.S. book publishers and booksellers are full of foreboding - even more than usual for an industry that has been anticipating its demise since the advent of television. The holiday season that just ended is likely to have been one of the worst in decades. Publishers have been cutting back...

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Published: 5 years, 9 months ago (Thu, 01 Jan 2009 01:44:32 PST); 8030 bytes
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News: James Patterson Inc.

Very interesting article from the New York Times that looks at the evolution of the author as a mass-market 'brand,' focusing on James Patterson.  Nifty photos are over there, too. Original article here:  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/magazine/24patterson-t.html?th&emc=th James Patterson Inc. By JONATHAN MAHLER Published: January 20, 2010 Like most authors, James Patterson started out...

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Published: 4 years, 9 months ago (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 01:12:45 PST); 56 Kb
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News: Stealing Books

Steal These Books By MARGO RABB Published: December 16, 2009 Like many teenagers, I went through a brief shoplifting phase, pilfering a Maybelline Kissing Potion, a pack of Adams Sour Apple Gum and, as my final heist, a Toffifay candy bar. But I never would’ve considered stealing a book. Books, I believed, were sacred. Apparently, not everyone shares this idea. With the recession, shoplifting...

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Published: 4 years, 10 months ago (Mon, 21 Dec 2009 19:42:05 PST); 10 Kb
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Review: Halo: An Angel's Story by Christopher Knowles, Martin Schneebalg

Halo: An Angel’s Story by Christopher Knowles and Martin Schneebalg     A graphic novel from the late 1990s, Halo: An Angel’s Story follows the life of a girl named Robin, who has a guardian angel named Thomas watching over her.  Unfortunately, watching is all that Thomas can really do; guardian angels are not allowed to intervene in the lives of their charges. ...

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Published: 4 years, 7 months ago (Sun, 28 Feb 2010 22:24:06 PST); 4561 bytes
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Review: Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 1 by McCreery & Del Col

Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 1 by Conor McCreery & Anthony Del Col   Imagine a world in which all of Shakespeare’s characters live and interact, and you’ve got the basic premise of the comic book series Kill Shakespeare .   Forced to flee Denmark after killing Polonius, Prince Hamlet arrives in King Richard III’s England.   The King sets Hamlet on a quest to locate the...

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Published: 3 years, 10 months ago (Sat, 18 Dec 2010 22:01:22 PST); 6075 bytes
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Op-Ed: Leaves of Grass by Amy Stewart

original essay posted to The New York Times here:  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/14/opinion/14stewart.html?_r=3 Leaves of Grass By AMY STEWART Eureka, Calif. THE day after voters in California rejected an initiative to legalize marijuana , a package arrived at the bookstore I own with my husband: eight ounces of premium bud. This was not a gift from...

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Published: 3 years, 11 months ago (Sun, 21 Nov 2010 18:10:25 PST); 6064 bytes
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Borders: The End of an Era

                The big news in bookselling this week has been, of course, Border’s filing for bankruptcy and the subsequent closing of approximately one-third of their stores in America. Analysts and market experts will be looking at this company for months, figuring out where they went wrong and why they failed. There are certainly a myriad of reasons to choose from:   ·...

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Published: 3 years, 8 months ago (Fri, 18 Feb 2011 22:01:54 PST); 4543 bytes
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Review: The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley

The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley   A sequel to Parnassus on Wheels   Roger Mifflin and his wife Helen are the proprietors of Parnassus at Home , a cozy little bookshop in Brooklyn.   Roger is in love with his work and forever lectures his wife and his customers about the glories of books and bookselling.   When Aubrey Gilbert stumbles...

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Published: 3 years, 8 months ago (Sat, 12 Feb 2011 20:44:20 PST); 9321 bytes
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