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Nook Tablet, Nook Color Get Price Drop

Now that Barnes & Noble’s new $199 Nook HD tablet is starting to ship to customers, the company has lowered the prices on last year’s Nook Tablet models to $179 (16GB) and $159 (8GB) and reduced the price of its entry-level Nook Color to $139.



Target To Stop Selling Amazon’s Kindle E-Readers

Target is ditching the Amazon Kindle line of e-readers and tablets.



Something Extra: Books And Books

Do you read books? A new Pew Research Center poll says a lot fewer of you do than ever before.


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Borders Looks To Liquidate Stores, Including 4 In Miami

There will be no storybook ending for Borders. The 40-year-old book seller could start liquidating its 399 remaining stores as early as Friday.


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Proposal Could Put Digital Textbooks In Students’ Hands By 2015

Florida schools may be trading in heavy textbooks for high tech tomes under a budget proposal approved by lawmakers Monday.

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Broward Libraries Now Offer E-Readers

Several Broward County libraries are taking a step into the future of reading and offering electronic books, or e-books, for patrons to check out.