Category Archives: Barnes & Noble

Bookstores are dead. Long live bookstores.

Amazon opening brick and mortar book stores? From the article in the LA Times: “When you ask Amazon, they will simply reply “no comment” to the rumors that they’re planning to open 300 to 400 brick-and-mortar bookstores. But is that … Continue reading

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Exploring Barnes and Noble with an author/illustrator

The Many Faces of a visit to Barnes & Noble by a kids book author/illustrator. Or, How I Never Stopped Worrying and didn’t need to Learn to be Neurotic…

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Barnes & Noble and Green Bean Books.

Thanksgiving – is it here yet? Thanksgiving is not here yet so I will continue to talk about my Thaksgiving book because the day after Thanksgiving it’ll all be over…for a year. I’ll be reading The Great Thanksgiving Escape at … Continue reading

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Break-ups can be tough.

I was a very early fan of Amazon.com, but now Amazon is deciding what to sell based not on what customers want, but on how much they can undercut pricing and harm the publishers. I have come to believe that … Continue reading

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I look on with bemused detachment…

Over the weekend we stopped into the local Barnes & Noble. It was nice to see the store busy, if not exactly packed. The coffee shop was full and they had a nice selection of toys and games to go … Continue reading

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