Monthly Archives: December 2011

Richard Russo: Eloquence and the “Amazon Jungle”

In the early fall of 2002, I herniated a disk in my lower back and spent three weeks lying on various floors in my house: The family room, the bedroom, my office. My family’s memory of that time is bringing … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Amazon’s Price Check App and Independent Bookstores

The American Booksellers Association responded┬áto Amazon’s Price Check App promotion yesterday. In the letter, CEO Oren Teicher pointed out: We could call your $5 bounty to app-users a cheesy marketing move and leave it at that. In fact, it is … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Magazine Covers of 2011: The Completely Biased, Highly Subjective and Unscientific List

Every year around this time, newspapers, magazines, blogs and digitally based publications swamp us with their “Top Ten” lists. They cover everything from ‘The Year in Review’ to what not to wear to a holiday party to the ‘Hottest Songs … Continue reading

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