Color Touchscreen Nook Coming Today?: Rumors are running rampant that Barnes & Noble will unveil a color Nook at its press event today.
Amazon’s Little Win: A federal judge agreed with Amazon that it’s unconstitutional for North Carolina to collect customer data in a tax dispute with the online retail giant. From Bloomberg.
Salem Loses An Indie Bookstore: Salem’s Cornerstone books is closing on Nov. 1. From the Gloucester Times.
And A Happy Bookstore Story: Poets & Writers profiles NY’s McNally Jackson books.
Apples vs. Oranges: PC Magazine says it’s time to stop comparing the Kindle and the iPad, which are made to do different things.
Dead Celebs Making Bank: IndyPosted runs down the top-earning dead celebs, including Dr. Seuss, J.R.R. Tolkien and Stieg Larsson.
Youthful Fiction By Wes Anderson:Turns out the acclaimed writer/ director of “Rushmore” and “The Royal Tenenbaums” wrote fiction as an undergrad, and his undergrad lit journal has just published a sample on its blog.