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Looking for holiday gifts? The shelves -- bookshelves, that is -- are full

...of the Series, off a pitcher that, up to that point, has thrown a perfect game."One caution: In the era of electronic book-readers, you may find yourself in a dilemma. Should you give a real book that you can hold in your hands, or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-23/looking-holiday-
Heavy, ill-worn backpacks can hurt children

...that's hard to find a real good solution to."Tutt hopes that technology initiatives to equip more students with electronic books or tablets will make backpacks lighter for students.Vernon Rogers is one of the many parents that chose backpacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-30/heavy-ill-worn-backpacks-
Business news

...by Apple to temporarily suspend her ruling that it violated antitrust laws by conspiring with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010.U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said she wasn't ready to rule on the government's suggested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-09/business-news
Author Ray Bradbury, 91, dies

...raucous applause. Until near the end of his life, Bradbury resisted one of the innovations he helped anticipate: electronic books, likening them to burnt metal and urging readers to stick to the old-fashioned pleasures of ink and paper. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-06/author-ray-bradbury-91-dies
Porter Fleming Foundation awards seven grants to history and art projects

...musical performances at Union Baptist Church; an electronic book on the history of Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art...enrich lives of Augusta citizens.Gertrude Herbert's electronic book tells the story of the art institute since 1937...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-13/porter-fleming-foundation-awa
Business news

...e-books surpass printNEW YORK --- Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday said that, after less than four years of selling electronic books, it's now selling more of them than printed books.The online retailer said that since April 1, it has sold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-05-19/business-news
Bid on Barnes & Noble is a bet on its e-reader

...industry thinks e-books are the future. Amazon.com said Thursday that, after less than four years of selling electronic books, it's now selling more of them than printed books.Stores have cut shelf space devoted to printed books by 15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-05-21/bid-barnes-noble-bet-its-e
Circulation up at one-year mark

...Interest in the new building and services, however, is not settling down, she said.Many people do not know that electronic books for readers including Nook and iPad can be downloaded free on the library's Web site, Cole said. Kindle downloads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-24/circulation-one-year-mark
Borders asks court for OK to liquidate

...thousands of people out of work, even causing sales of electronic books to fall."Bookstore employees don't just sell...for their e-reading device."Borders entered the electronic book market with Canada's Kobo Inc. last year. Owners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-18/borders-asks-court-ok-liqu
Borders' end to have ripple effect across country

...a time when the industry is desperately trying to adapt to a new generation of readers who'd rather browse on an electronic book or tablet computer than turn the page of a paperback.The biggest changes could come to the book publishing industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-19/borders-end-have-ripple-ef