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  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all?  The...
  • More companies adding video to personalize online customer service

    More companies adding video to personalize online customer service
    In a hurry on a sizzling July morning, Veronica Vallejos opted for the drive-through ATM at Visterra Credit Union in Moreno Valley. After pulling under a carport, she leaned out her window and found to her surprise, a screen lit up with Regina's smiling...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • Amazon vs. Hachette: Soul searching in techie, bookish Seattle

    SEATTLE In this city famous for its independent bookstores and pungent coffee shops brick-and-mortar institutions that value touch, taste and long, rainy afternoons a high-profile conflict about the business of selling e-books has left many readers...
  • La Crescenta Library showcases teen-designed chairs

    La Crescenta Library showcases teen-designed chairs
    County teens took "reading from a chair" to a new level this summer with an exhibit at the La Crescenta Library this week. Dubbed "The Library Chair," the exhibit showcases wooden chairs transformed into art pieces. Each chair was created by a Teen...
  • Simsbury Man Writes Book About Self-Defense For Women

    SIMSBURY — Dennis Golden, a former president and longtime member of the Metacon Gun Club, is CEO of IM-SAFE LLC, a training and education firm in Simbury specializing in personal safety and self-defense. The 70-year-old Simsbury man, who started...
  • Amazon blocks pre-order of Disney DVDs amid Hachette spat

    Amazon blocks pre-order of Disney DVDs amid Hachette spat
    SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon.com blocked the pre- order option of Walt Disney hit movie "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and other titles in disk form, repeating a tactic used in disputes with publisher Hachette and Warner Bros. "Maleficent,"...
  • Sony to cease production of its e-reader, reports say

    Sony to cease production of its e-reader, reports say
    Sony will cease production of its e-reader, according to reports in the U.K. and Germany. Earlier this year, the company closed its online e-book stores in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada. Sony will continue to produce its e-reader for Japan. A 13.3-...
  • #HRBooks Review: 'A Surgeon's Story' turns microscope on history of medicine in America

    #HRBooks Review:  'A Surgeon's Story' turns microscope on history of medicine in America
    "A Surgeon's Story, The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris" by Roger Gosden and Pam Walker is the phenomenal story of a man who dedicated his work life to medicine and his free time to his family and nature. Published by Williamsburg's Jamestowne...
  • 'If I Stay' tops bestseller lists, thanks to upcoming film

    'If I Stay' tops bestseller lists, thanks to upcoming film
    The young adult novel "If I Stay" by Gayle Forman was published in 2009, but this past week it topped bestseller lists at Apple and Amazon. That's because there's a film on the way. "If I Stay" the movie is out Aug. 22, starring Chloë Moretz as Mia...
  • Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less

    Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less
    Amazon made a semi-public statement about its dispute with Hachette in a post in its own Kindle discussion forum late Tuesday. An Amazon representative has confirmed that the statement, signed "The Amazon Books Team," is an official post from the company....
  • Fun kids' activities reverse summer learning loss

    (BPT) - School-aged kids count down the days to summer vacation when they can play outside and take a break from homework duties. However, being out of the classroom isn't all fun and games - summer learning loss is a real issue that parents worry about...