Publisher-supported Bookish hopes to become the Rotten Tomatoes of the book world.
David Foster Wallace's "The Pale King" goes on sale on April 15 in bookstores – but Amazon and Barnes & Noble have been selling it online since March 22.
Borders bankruptcy comes at a time when the company reports $2 million in losses each day at the stores it plans to close.
A battle for control of the ailing French newspaper Le Monde is over. A business group favored by French President Nicolas Sarkozy withdrew its bid after journalists on the newspaper voted against it.
Hachette joins Macmillan in demanding that Amazon sell its e-books for more than $9.99.