February 15, 2012

The Day in Review


Another famous indie up for sale: Pittsburgh’s Mystery Lovers Bookshop

When Dickens fell out with America

E.L. Doctorow remembers John Leonard

RWA backlash helps its opposite bill, the FRPAA

Indie bookstore sales may have been up in December, but elsewhere they were way down

Bristol Palin has to bribe people to come to her Washington DC reading

Why are U.S. books more expensive in Canada?

Time to kill off the phone book?

Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett’s love letters put on line

Higher volume sale of ebooks means declining value of books

Study: Fairy tales too scary for kids

Dennis Johnson is the founder of MobyLives, and the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House.