This very interesting White House photo of edits made by the President before delivering his Inaugural Address (courtesy of James Fallows), gives the reader great insight into President Obama’s thinking, not to mention his editing abilities. As James Fallows points out, you can see how […]

The New York Times reviews Lincoln’s Tragic Pragmatism by John Burt in the upcoming Sunday Book Review. Of course, it being President’s Day weekend, not to mention the movie Lincoln being nominated for so many awards, our nation’s 16th president seems to be a popular […]

Megan McCardle asks, “Why is Barnes and Noble getting out of the bookstore business?” From her post at The Atlantic Wire: “But the sad fact is that Amazon is crushing the margins of physical retailers, including bookstores, in two ways. Fewer customers are coming to […]