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Barnes & Noble

  1. Barnes & Noble Is Planning to Close a Lot of Stores, Again [Updated]Maybe a third of them.
  2. Barnes & Noble Facing Down AmazonAs publishers tremble at the thought of a full Amazon takeover.
  3. Borders Makes a Bid for Barnes & NobleBill Ackman finances Borders’s $960 million takeover bid to buy Barnes & Noble.
  4. store openings
    Century 21 Will Open in Lincoln CenterBarnes & Noble can’t afford the space anymore.
  5. rumor mill
    Century 21 to Open in Lincoln Center?To replace an antique thing known as a bookstore.
  6. Everybody’s Sad About the Closing of the Barnes & Noble on 66th and BroadwayNow, to replicate the experience, Upper West Siders are going to have to trudge all the way up to … 82nd and Broadway, where there is another massive Barnes & Noble.
  7. Health Concerns
    NYC Health Department: Mouse Poo Is No BiggieA restaurant with mouse droppings on the floor can still score an A.
  8. Barnes & Noble Up For SaleFounder may form investor group to buy company.
  9. nook
    Barnes & Noble Sued Over NookThis in no way interferes with our wanting one.
  10. the future
    Microsoft Joins the War on BooksFree Kindle software with the new Windows!
  11. e-rilfs
    Barnes & Noble Unveils World’s First Non-Ugly E-ReaderNow here’s an e-reader we wouldn’t mind being seen on public transportation with.
  12. e-readers
    Barnes & Noble to Make E-Reader, TooAs if your bookshelf weren’t already totally cluttered with e-readers, Barnes and Noble will release one of its own.
  13. gadgets
    Barnes & Noble Prepping What They Hope Will Be a Kindle-KillerBut it won’t be out until sometime next year.
  14. Harry Potter and the Deathly Crowds Harry Potter fans thronged the Union Square Barnes & Noble Friday night, in advance of the 12:01 a.m. Saturday release of the seventh and final book in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Is it just us, or is it starting to seem like New Yorkers spend all their free time these days waiting on line to buy things? Feh. The Scene at Harry Potter Midnight Madness, Union Square [Vulture]
  15. Things We Never Expected to See in the Window of the Chelsea Barnes & Noble It’s amazing the things you discover when you decide to walk all the way home from work one Wednesday afternoon. (It’s a window display for some book called Fantasy Weddings.) Happy Pride Week, folks.
  16. It’s Not Easy Being a PatakiBreaking: Tinsley Mortimer shops for her own groceries! Kevin Federline is broke, steals food and booze from a restaurant. Emily Pataki failed the bar exam. How Kennedyesque. Former Tom Cruise sparring partner Brooke Shields is going to his wedding, perhaps as a publicity stunt. Nicole Kidman probably isn’t pregnant, Ivanka Trump maybe had a boob job, but Tom DeLay definitely nominated about-to-be House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as Time’s Person of the Year. Dave Chappelle bowed out of a gig for HBO, and HBO isn’t happy. Axl Rose brought some strippers to Soho House. Borat’s cultural learnings may soon be available in a Barnes & Noble near you. (Meantime, he’d do well to avoid getting into a fight with fellow Kazakh Wladimir Klitschko.) Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance at a London concert; the crowd liked him. George Gershwin and Ed Bradley were honored at Lincoln Center, where it is discovered that Mr. Gershwin used to be quite the ladies’ man. Liza Minnelli played a $1 million bat mitzvah pro bono. A former America’s Next Top Model winner ditched Tyra Banks as her manager, changed her last name. Angelina Jolie was going to adopt an Indian kid, but Madonna scared her off.