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Vegas' reading culture grows with Janco Books
“I want this to be a community hub—a place that's warm and welcoming,” says Christina Benton, a forensic anthropologist-turned-crime author … and now bookstore owner. Last week, Benton opened Janco Books at 2202 W. Charleston Boulevard. The store ...

Las Cruces school district settles suit with book publisher
Suit documents are unclear on how long the book may have been on the website. Under the settlement, the Maine-based publishing company will give the school district a $5,000 credit toward the purchase of works by the same author after the company ...

Half Price Books: Where Rare Is Well Done
Writers often write books, too, and books (along with vinyl records, magazines, and more) are what's sold at Half Price Books, the Dallas-based chain of stores that's been expanding across the nation and has several locations here in Austin. It's the ...

How the fall of Causeway Bay Books helped resurrect a long-lost Chinese erotic literature classic
When associates at Causeway Bay Books in Hong Kong went missing about two years ago—and its scandalous books about mainland Chinese politicians were destroyed not long after—Woo Chih-wai thought he'd lost everything. In addition to being the ...

A Celebration of Nebraska Books to present awards for 2016 publications
Nebraska authors will be honored at A Celebration of Nebraska Books on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Nebraska History Museum. The event will take place from 2:30-6:30 p.m. and will feature awards given to Nebraska authors for books that were published in ...

Hearst Purchases Rodale Inc.'s Global Magazine and Book Businesses
Hearst has bought Rodale Inc., the publisher of some of the largest, most established health and wellness lifestyle brands—including Men's Health, Women's Health and Runner's World—and a book publishing arm. The announcement, which was released ...

Hearst Acquires Men's Health Publisher, Expanding Print Holdings
Rodale's Women's Health, Prevention, Runner's World and Bicycling were also part of the deal, along with a book-publishing business, according to an emailed statement. Terms weren't disclosed, but the Wall Street Journal reported the transaction is ...

Find Out How to Self-Publish Your Own Book
Three authors who have self-published several books each will talk about their experiences with publishing their books at PWP's regular monthly meeting. Susan Lanning, accompanied by Jerri Lincoln and Greg Picard will discuss why they went the ...

ESU faculty members publish book chapter
Published by Springer Publishing Company, the book is intended to help individuals teach about various aspects of aging. The book contains a series of activities with learning outcomes, materials needed and other information. Their chapter, “Hearing ...

Books Mean Money for Circle of Friends
Gulfport's Library Director David Mather and Marilyn Field, manager of the library's Circle of Friends, a non-profit group of volunteers, work together to organize the many shelves of donated books. The full-time librarians look over the inventory and ...

Dolly Parton sends financial aid, children's books to hurricane victims
“In times of crisis, books mean stories at bedtime, adventures with trusted character friends, and opportunities to dream about a world far beyond your own front door. First Book is thrilled to team up with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and ...

IBM's stock surge is one for the history books
International Business Machines Corp.'s stock had a day that will stand out in history books, as the company formerly known as Big Blue shocked investors with the best earnings report they have seen in nearly nine years. The stock IBM, +8.86% rocketed ...

New Mexico school district settles suit with book publisher
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces Public Schools has agreed to settle a lawsuit that claimed the district posted publicly accessible copies of a teaching book online without a license or authorization. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the New Mexico ...

9 True Crime Books Out This Year That Are Just As Addictive As 'Law & Order'
October is officially the season of scary stories. Since there is nothing more terrifying that real life, these new true crime books should be at the top of your Halloween reading list. It's no secret Americans are fascinated with true crime. Between ...

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