Tag Archives: Barnes & Noble

Not You too, Barnes & Noble…

When I was growing up, my dad always gave me books for my birthday. Children’s books when I was little, and more literary fare when I was a teenager – books he’d read himself and loved. He worked in Manhattan … Continue reading

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News and Announcements

Decisions, decisions…. – If you haven’t voted yet, don’t forget that our Annual Reader Poll runs through Sunday, January 20, 2013. I’ll admit that I’m one of those still procrastinating over my ballot. My votes for some of the categories … Continue reading

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And the Saga Continues

I must have been living under a rock. Until the advent of agency pricing, I didn’t realize the contentiousness and longevity of the thirty years’ book wars. Oh, I do remember talking with one of my favorite book sellers – … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble Nook Color: A Review

Unconditional love – that’s what I give my lovely Nook Color.  I’ve now had it for three weeks, even though the device has been out since November, and I’ve got a fairly good idea of its capabilities.  First, it must … Continue reading

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I Miss Mall Bookstores

AAR’s Ellen Micheletti was recently mourning the sad passing of a Waldenbooks in her town in Kentucky.  I well know the feeling. Until about five years ago, there were two malls in my area — Tysons Corner in Virginia and … Continue reading

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