Is Amazon the Reader’s Friend? Let the Debate Begin

Is Amazon the reader’s friend? Last Thursday, January 15, authors Scott Turow and Joe Konrath and journalists Franklin Foer and Matthew Yglesias squared off in Intelligence Squared’s first debate of the spring season. For those of you not in NYC, the event was live streamed and then archived on YouTube.

Will Librarians Still Use Goodreads?

Its no news that Goodreads has become, for many collection development and readers’ advisory librarians, an important tool in finding and evaluating new books. What it will become in the wake of Amazon’s purchase of the site last Friday is still unclear. Founded in 2006, Goodreads boosts over 202 million active users and provides one […]

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: Readalikes for a “Fool”

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: Readalikes for a “Fool”

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: Summer Reading Beyond the New Shelf

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: Summer Reading Beyond the New Shelf

Consumers Ditching Discs for Online Movie Viewing

Consumers Ditching Discs for Online Movie Viewing

A Most Optimistic Unconference: Publishers, Libraries, and Independent Bookstores at Digital Book World 2012

A Most Optimistic Unconference: Publishers, Libraries, and Independent Bookstores at Digital Book World 2012