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Round-Up: Beverly Cleary, a Book Heist, and Partisan Reading Preferences

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From Beverly Cleary's 101st birthday to the connection between politics and reading preferences, here's the latest literary news.

Round Up: #Brexit, Apple’s E-Book Settlement, and Barnes & Noble’s Tough Year

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From #Brexit to Barnes & Noble's major financial hit, here are some of last week's most important literary stories: This past week, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The referendum (often referred to as "Brexit") took place on June 23.

Shelf Aware Machines

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When I was a kid, I loved the Barnes & Noble in Seattle’s University Village. It was one of Barnes & Noble’s flagship stores, at that time the largest bookstore I’d ever seen: forty-six thousand square feet over two floors. I spent hours in its expansive science fiction and

Round-Down: Barnes & Noble Looks Beyond Books to Survive

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Barnes & Noble may soon be extending its reach. CEO Ron Biore recently told Alexandra Alter at the New York Times that the company is looking to offer more games, toys, and small gifts in the future, sparking concern that the retailer would slowly move away from its core offering: books. There’s

Round-Down: Barnes & Noble Reveals New Shopping Bags

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Book retailer Barnes & Noble recently released a new line of shopping bags in the hope of incentivizing in-store purchases. In an article at Bloomberg Business, Belinda Banks writes that the new bags “evoke an old-fashioned etching, with the words set in a serif font and forming an image evocative