Jan 30, 2013 @ 12:37:00 am
Amazon is about to start placing personalized advertisements on Kindles.
After a gloom-and-doom report in the Wall Street Journal quoting Barnes & Noble retail group CEO Mitchell Klipper as saying up to a third of all Barnes & Noble stores could close within the next decade, the bookseller has issued a statement reassuring investors (and readers) that the brick-and-mortar model is still intact. The company is “fully committed to the retail concept,” and plans to test several new “prototype” stores this year.
Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies wins the 2012 Costa "best book" prize with a unanimous vote.
Poet Cara Benson has started a campaign to launch a 21st-century Works Projects Administration and get the government to hire artists for large-scale arts projects.
Literary website The Millions has published
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