Ann Patchett opened a new independent bookstore in Nashville, despite being told that books are dead.
Smithsonian.com lists the top 10 books lost to time.
Before Robert Jordan passed away, he dictated the ending of his Wheel of Time" series. This was just another bump in the rocky saga of the series. [more inside]
Fans of George RR Martin's "The Song of Ice and Fire" series are eagerly awaiting "A Dance With Dragons", the next book. This anticipation has led to hostility from some fans as to Martin's work ethic and the manner in which he spends his personal time.
The library system in Polk County, Florida has installed vending machines so that patrons who aren't close to a library can still check books out.
Have you seen people at library book sales going over all the books with a barcode scanner? One of these folks reveals his methods and discusses his feelings about what he does.