Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Amazon to Open Second Bookstore in San Diego
After opening its first physical bookstore last year in Seattle, Amazon is opening a second bricks and mortar outpost in San Diego, Calif. 'The San Diego Union Tribune' reported that the new store is scheduled to open this summer. more »

Bookstore News
First romance-only bookstore opens; BAM continues to grow its used bookstores; and Amazon adds to its campus pickup locations. more » »

Pat Conroy Dies at Age 70
Conroy, the author of 'The Prince of Tides' and 'The Death of Santini,' died of pancreatic cancer at his South Carolina home. more » »

Obama Pays Tribute to 'Peanuts': The president introduced the 25th volume of 'The Complete Peanuts,' calling the comics "an American treasure."

A Look at Reading with Dyslexia: Find out what it's like to have dyslexia through a website that features jumpy, hard-to-read text.

Fans React to the 'Dark Tower' Movie: Stephen King's readers are both excited and nervous about the upcoming film adaptation starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.

10 Books for 'Downton Abbey' Fans: The TV series may be over, but fans can still enjoy British society dramas set in the 1900's with this list of books.

'American Psycho' 25 Years Later: Check out the publishing story behind Brett Easton Ellis' violent book and how it's still taking the world by storm today.


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