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Good Question: Why Do eBooks Cost So Much?

Millions of Americans now get their books on Kindles, Nooks, or iPads, but there can be a sticker shock. New books can cost $12.99 or $14.99, which got us wondering: Why do eBooks cost so much? Good Question.

04/11/2012

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Hennepin Co. Library’s ‘Most-Read In 2011′ List

If you’re a parent in need of some holiday gift ideas, the Hennepin County Library just released its list of the most read books of 2011.

11/08/2011

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New Books By Twin Cities Authors

Looking to add to your reading list? You’re in luck. Many Twin Cities authors are releasing new books for your literary enjoyment.

08/29/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Books That Help You Save

Coupons books like ‘Entertainment’ and ‘Enjoy The City’ may pay for themselves in no time.

08/03/2011

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Minn.-Based Books For Africa Shipments Hit 1.9M

Books For Africa says it has shipped around 1.9 million books to 21 African countries in the past 12 months, a new high for the St. Paul-based nonprofit.

07/26/2011

After a decade-long journey, the wizarding world of Harry Potter ends in an epic, gut-wrenching climax when Harry, Ron and Hermione face the evil Lord Voldemort for one final battle. There’s really nothing else to say, except: Get your tickets now. (Photo: Warner Bros.)

Good Question: Is The Book Better Than The Movie?

“Gone With The Wind,” “The Godfather” and “The Wizard of Oz” are among the popular movies that started as a book. But there are far more films that flopped in transition. So, why is it that the book is often better than the movie?

07/14/2011

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Top 10 Books Written By Our Presidents

Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]

06/13/2011

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GOP’s Bachmann In ‘Talking Stages’ On Writing Book

Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann says she is weighing requests for her to write a book, which politicians sizing up the White House tend to do.

04/18/2011

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Touch Screens Replace Textbooks In Little Falls

It’s quiz time for math students in a Little Falls fifth grade class. But instead of pouring through textbooks, they’re navigating touch screens. Apple iPads are on every student’s desk.

04/15/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Free eBooks From Kaplan

If you are a college student, planning on heading to college, or just an education nut, Kaplan has a deal for you — free eBooks!

01/04/2011

The Nite Show with Mischke – 8/26/10

Some local high school kids may be in trouble for hazing, but that got Mischke to wondering…has he ever been initiated into anything before?  There are some very unusual books out there, and our host […]

08/27/2010

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