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2011-02-08 12:26:15

Analysts see a struggle for survival by traditional booksellers thanks to a growing shift to electronic books and Internet sales.

2011-02-08 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Contra Alliance Universe debuts to a nationwide audience with the hardcover and e-book release of Book I: Shadows of the Past. The first novel of two trilogies is now available through Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Apple iBooks.

2011-01-27 00:00:43

Steve Bederman's third book, not yet available, is called Business As Usual,is within weeks of completion and Steve Bederman is asking for unique and special reader participation post haste. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 This amazing author, published by Solstice Publishing, has created a cast of characters that will remind the reader of many of today’s corporate news worthy executives.

2011-01-11 00:00:51

Novels are still hitting #1 and #3 on Best Seller lists after one full month. Mr. Bederman has written a series starting with ‘The CEO’ and then on to ‘Executive Execution’ that are timely in this world of cagey business dealings.

2011-01-03 13:33:33

Barnes & Noble Inc reported strong preliminary holiday results at its superstores, with its Nook e-readers proving to be popular.

2010-12-31 07:25:00

Bookseller Barnes & Noble said Thursday that its Nook e-reader is the biggest selling item in the company’s history, adding that it sold nearly 1 million e-books on Christmas Day alone.

2010-12-28 13:15:25

Barnes & Noble Inc lost its bid to dismiss Spring Design Inc's lawsuit accusing the bookseller of illegally copying a screen design for the popular Nook electronic book reader.

2010-11-18 09:50:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- XanEdu, the leading faculty-preferred provider of custom course materials and textbooks, has partnered with Barnes & Noble and Texas A&M to conduct research on the efficacy of accessing and studying custom course materials within NookStudy.

2010-11-17 06:19:03

America’s largest book retailer, Barnes & Noble, said Tuesday it has begun shipping its NookColor early to those shoppers who pre-ordered the e-reader on its web site and in its stores.

Latest Barnes & Noble Reference Libraries

Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

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  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
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The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.