Book News: 50 Best Libraries in the US, Patterson Gives Away Bonuses, New ‘Unfortunate Events’ & More!


Mo’ Money
James Patterson is giving away some substantial holiday bonuses once again to deserving booksellers.

How the Internet Helps Bookstores
An interesting New York Times article about how four independent bookstore use the internet to improve their business.

Best Libraries
Elle Decor makes its picks for the 50 best libraries in the country. Time to start checking them off.

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Book News: Tale of a Notorious Book Pirate, The Fall of Camelot Arrives, Hollywood Ranks Power Authors & More!


Hollywood Authors
Hollywood’s 25 most power and influential authors for your perusal.

Pirated Book
Michael Koryta tells the unbelievable tale of someone pirating his book and selling it on Amazon.

NYPL Train System
The New York Public Library has a new transportation system in place . . . for its books and files!

F*CK Portlandia
The unique bookstore featured on the popular show has severed all ties for some very important reasons.

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Book News:Banned Books Week, Amazon Comes To Beantown, Mondo Reading & More!


Banned Books Week
Banned books weeks has begun; you know what to do: read them, check them out from the library, buy them, attend banned books events.

Old School
Here’s the classically beautiful process of a book being made.

New Agatha Christie Stamps
In Britain, new Agatha Christie stamps are coming with hidden clues and awesome artwork.

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Book News:Airport Bookstores, Patterson Murders King, Classic Failures & More


James Patterson Kills Stephen King
In James Patterson’s latest Bookshot thriller is one to ruffle some feathers, in The Murder of Stephen King.

For People who Judge Bookworms
There are many of us and we are mighty, but there are some who mock us (because of their jealousy) and this is how we fight back.

Amazon Device Pop up stores
Amazon has a big plan to make a bunch of pop-up stores and make their devices more available to customers.

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Book News: The Legacy of The Baby-Sitters Club, Alan Moore Recommends ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’, J.D. Salinger’s Home Becomes a Cartoonist Retreat & More!


Surrounded by Phonies
J.D. Salinger’s house becomes a cartoonist retreat.

Reading Moore
Alan Moore is the focus of The New York Times‘ “By The Book” interview.

Ann Patchett is After You
In a recent interview with The Guardian, bestselling author Ann Patchett admitted she will come after you if you buy books from Amazon, among other things.

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Book News: Best Fall Books, The Human Google, Reading Will Keep You Alive & More!


The Human Google
At the New York Public Library there are those who seem to know all, referred to as the “Human Google.”

Audiobooks vs. Reading
Why listening books instead of reading them isn’t cheating for your brain.

A sweeping tale of hope and survival coming soon that’s worth the notice, from an author of color.

Best Fall Books
There’s a chill in the air and fall is coming. Here are some big reads coming this fall.

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Book News: Obama’s Summer Reading, NASA Research Library Opens For All, Kobo Announces New e-Reader & More!


Hugo Awards
The Hugo Awards were held this past Saturday and here are all the great winners, with people of color and women coming out on top.

NASA Library
NASA is making its entire research library free to the public!

Bookshop Day in UK and Ireland
After the success of independent bookstore days across the United States, the UK and Ireland are getting in on the action with their own celebrations.

Presidential Summer Reading List
President Obama has some great books on his summer reading list this year.

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