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US Book Festival Closes with $5M Gift for Future

The National Book Festival is closing with the announcement of a $5 million gift to continue the event for at least the next five years on the National Mall.

09/22/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

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DC’s Political Scandal Landmarks: Not Your Average Bus Tour

Washington DC is the political capitol of the US. It’s also the center of a multitude of political scandals. Author Allison Leotta, author of Speak Of The Devil, shares DC’s top scandal landmarks.

08/26/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

The Apple logo is displayed on the exterior of an Apple Store on April 23, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Publishers Object To US Remedy In Apple Case

Publishers who have settled an electronic book pricing dispute with the federal government say they object to penalties the government wants to impose on Apple Inc.

08/07/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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Washington D.C.’s Best Gin And Tonics

Simon & Schuster author Mary Louise Kelly shares Washington D.C.’s best gin and tonic cocktails, the favorite cocktail of her novel Anonymous Sources’ main character Alex.

08/01/2013

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Barnes & Noble Reports Plummeting Sales

Sales plummeted at Barnes & Noble bookstores in the latest quarter and its Nook e-book devices failed to keep up with competitors, pushing the company to a net loss that more than doubled from a year ago.

06/25/2013

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New Beach Reads for Summer

There’s nothing better than relaxing at the beach or by the pool with a good book in your hand. This summer kick back with one of these new release by our favorite authors from our sister company Simon & Schuster.

06/13/2013

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