A Man Walks Into a Bookstore

In this morning’s paper, there was an article about a man named Omar Amin, a 73-year-old physician and grandfather, who was shopping for books to give his grandchildren. As doctors are prone to do, he answered a cell phone call. Somebody complained, and a Barnes and Noble employee removed him… Continue reading

Microsoft / Barnes and Noble Alliance

I woke up to Twitter abuzz about an alliance between Microsoft and Barnes and Noble in an effort to take on the Kindle Fire. Tobias Buckell has already blogged about this, and I’m sure John Scalzi and Mike Stackpole won’t be far behind. Regardless of opinion on Microsoft, this generates… Continue reading