Monday, November 12, 2012

Used books

  • How a Small New York Press Is Trying to Reinvent Publishing

    New York's Crumpled Press released its latest book this weekend: Lauren Belski's Whatever Used to Grow Here.

  • Mass. Man Trying to Return Thousands of Dollars Found in Book

    While rummaging through old books and magazines, a man finds many thousands of dollars. He's not claiming the cash just yet, but the countdown is on to find the rightful owner.

  • Vancouver's oldest used bookstore to close

    ABC Book & Comic Emporium at Broadway and Granville is packed from floor to ceiling with about 100,000 books and comics, but soon the store will be empty.

  • Vendor must fix electronic poll books, election officials say

    There have been ongoing problems with the county's 130 electronic poll books that were first used earlier this year, she said.


    November 12, 2012. Convicted Ponzi schemer Sam Israel fell for a con artist while trying to dig his hedge fund out of the hole; early American bankers used their political connections to make a killing. Learn more in two of our favorite business books ...

  • TEMECULA: Books come to life at annual story night

    The teachers not only read their stories, but also used a projector so the colorful pictures from the books were displayed on a big screen.

  • Planets 3D Augments the Planets in 3D

    Children's books have long used new and varied means in order to capture the attention of the young. We've seen pop-up books where sections literally rise from the pages to form structures and shapes, both animal, human and otherwise. There have even ...

  • Used book sale set for Thursday, Friday

    NORTH VERNON - The Friends of the Jennings County Public Library will conduct a used book sale this week. Hours will be 2 to 7 p.m.

  • Book, gift sale set for Saturday at New Castle library

    NEW CASTLE - The Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale and Arts/Craft Bazaar will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the New Castle-Henry County Public Library.

  • Students Reading Decades Old Biology Books

    ANCHORAGE - As a biology teacher for the past nine years at East High School, Kelly Auer has become used to researching her own lesson plans and teaching materials.

  • Donate books to the Empty Stocking Fund

    To ensure every child in the program has a new book to read this holiday season, the News Sentinel and the Friends of the Knox County Public Library need your help gathering new or gently used books. The Friends group is hosting a community-wide book ...

  • Should I let my 12-year-old daughter read the 'Twilight' books?

    I went to libraries and used bookstores on my own from an early age, chose what I wanted, and didn't bother to tell my parents about it.


    The Friends of the Ray D. Prueter Library have scoured their collection of gently-used books, magazines, audio books, and videos.

  • So you want your book published? Sometimes you've really got to just do it ...

    So the 48-year-old Springfield woman followed the lead of a few South Carolina writer friends and published "Life Gone South" as an electronic book, or e-book, through Amazon's CreateSpace, an online self-publishing service. "I just kept thinking ...

  • T.S. Eliot's widow Valerie Eliot dies at 86

    She did, however, welcome the unlikely idea of a stage musical based on a volume of Eliot's whimsical verses, "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats." It became the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Cats," a global hit that brought in huge sums for the Eliot ...

  • Library selling used books, DVDs at bargain prices

    There will be a used book sale this weekend through the Friends of the Fleetwood Area Public Library. The sale is at the library in the Community Center at 110 W. Arch St., Fleetwood.

  • iBooks Author Goes Beyond Textbooks

    Initially aimed at the textbook market—though at the launch Apple's Phil Shiller also said iBooks Author could be used to create any kind of book—over the past year iBooks Author has been adopted by a wide-ranging and growing number of trade book ...

  • Books with embossed pictures on the cards

    The textbooks used until now had only letters and numbers, so whenever they came across pictures in the text, the students were asked to consult their respective teachers for further details, said Deepak Majhi, visually-impaired section officer at the DoE.

  • Library charity announces book sale after Thanksgiving

    Gently used hardback and paperbacks will be available, with most books priced between 25 cents and $3. Holiday books, VHS movies, craft books, cookbooks, health and wellness, spiritual, religion, biographies, sci-fi, children and teen books, fiction ...

  • Oliver Sacks makes discovery an intimate pursuit in 'Hallucinations'

    Indeed, much of his new book, "Hallucinations," (Alfred A. Knopf: 326 pp., $26.95), which mixes case studies, analysis and personal observation, had already been written when, in March 2011, the 79-year-old author and neurologist tripped over a box of ...

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